calculator uses incorrect operator precedence

Bug #302115 reported by Mike Case on 2008-11-25
2
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
GCalctool
Fix Released
Medium
gcalctool (Ubuntu)
Low
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

Binary package hint: gcalctool

I am a C programmer and expect the calculator to honor similar operator precedence. Typing "~D AND D" should therefore yield 0 since bitwise negation is usually interpreted as the most tightly binding. However, this gets parsed as "~(D AND D)" which is incorrect. It should be "(~D) AND D".

This is in Ubuntu 8.10:
ii gcalctool 5.24.1-0ubuntu1 A GTK2 desktop calculator

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.10
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gcalctool
NonfreeKernelModules: ath_hal
Package: gcalctool 5.24.1-0ubuntu1
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/tcsh
SourcePackage: gcalctool
Uname: Linux 2.6.27-7-generic i686

Related branches

Mike Case (casemi) wrote :
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

thanks for the report.

Changed in gcalctool:
assignee: nobody → desktop-bugs
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Confirmed
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :
Changed in gcalctool:
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

this has been fixed upstream, thanks for reporting.

Changed in gcalctool:
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package gcalctool - 5.25.3-0ubuntu1

---------------
gcalctool (5.25.3-0ubuntu1) jaunty; urgency=low

  * New upstream version (LP: #312125).
    - Bitcalculating extension calculate value properly (LP: #200590).
    - Usage of correct operator precedence (LP: #302115).
    - Allow switch to rad (LP: #306702).

 -- Christophe Sauthier <email address hidden> Fri, 26 Dec 2008 16:20:06 +0100

Changed in gcalctool:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in gcalctool:
status: Unknown → Fix Released
Changed in gcalctool:
importance: Unknown → Medium
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