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Re: bignum arithmetics




> I ran a function to compute factorial of 10000 in Guile, and got a
> result that did not end with a zero (it had a bunch of zeros in the
> middle, but had about a dozen of non-zero digits in the end). What
> could be the reason?

This should be fixed in Guile 1.3 (which postdates 1.3a, btw):

1998-10-10  Jim Blandy  <jimb@zwingli.cygnus.com>

	* numbers.c (big2str): Protect t from garbage collection until
	we're done.  (Thanks to Gary Houston.)


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