Bill Allombert on Tue, 04 Jun 2013 23:56:27 +0200

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Re: weird error in thueinit

On Mon, Jun 03, 2013 at 07:49:16AM -0400, Max Alekseyev wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 3, 2013 at 7:17 AM, Bill Allombert
> <> wrote:
> > I suggest you add
> > y;
> > as the first line of your script.
> Wow. It seemed to help.
> How this magic works?

This was a long standing bug: using local() could corrupt polynomial variables
of the same name. This is fixed in GIT for both unstable and stable.

There were anecdotal report of such bug before, but you were the first to
provide a test-case.