Should FLOAT signal a TYPE-ERROR or an ARITHMETIC-ERROR on overflow?

Bug #1732264 reported by Paul F. Dietz on 2017-11-14
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Bug Description

(float 10000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000) ==> simple-type-error

(float 10000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000/3) ==> floating-point-overflow error

Stas Boukarev (stassats) on 2017-11-14
Changed in sbcl:
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Low
Paul F. Dietz (paul-f-dietz) wrote :

After 6ea220e4c1622eba1eb4a784f4b8f8e1d9e5a4e7 both of these now signal floating-point-overflow, so I am resolving this ticket.

Changed in sbcl:
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Stas Boukarev (stassats) on 2018-02-28
Changed in sbcl:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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