Karim BELABAS on Thu, 21 Jan 1999 15:58:35 +0100 (MET)

 Re: poldisc

```> [Ilya:]
> > a) It looks like you cannot advice poldisc() which variable you are
> > interested in.
[me:]
> True; easy to add, though. The patch below does what you want (see online
> help).

Hum, too easy... My previous patch did the wrong thing when the polynomial
was not unitary. This one should be foolproof (apply after my preceding
poldisc() patch).

Karim.

*** src/basemath/polarit2.c.orig        Thu Jan 21 15:20:43 1999
--- src/basemath/polarit2.c     Thu Jan 21 15:50:21 1999
***************
*** 2071,2082 ****
{
case t_POL:
if (gcmp0(x)) return gzero;
!       if (v < 0)
!         p1 = subres(x, derivpol(x));
!       else
!         p1 = polresultant0(x, deriv(x,v), v, 0);
p2 = leading_term(x); if (!gcmp1(p2)) p1 = gdiv(p1,p2);
if ((lgef(x)-3) & 2) p1 = gneg(p1);
return gerepileupto(av,p1);

case t_COMPLEX:
--- 2071,2081 ----
{
case t_POL:
if (gcmp0(x)) return gzero;
!       if (v >= 0 && v != varn(x)) { i = 0; x = fix_pol(x,v, &i); }
!       p1 = subres(x, derivpol(x));
p2 = leading_term(x); if (!gcmp1(p2)) p1 = gdiv(p1,p2);
if ((lgef(x)-3) & 2) p1 = gneg(p1);
+       if (i) p1 = gsubst(p1, MAXVARN, polx[0]);
return gerepileupto(av,p1);

case t_COMPLEX:

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