documentation for nub and nubBy should be corrected, extended or removed.
|Reported by:||jdressel||Owned by:||ekmett|
|Keywords:||Cc:||ekmett@…, hvr, ekmett, core-libraries-committee@…|
|Type of failure:||None/Unknown||Test Case:|
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While working on a fun math/programming exercise I discovered a peculiar behavior in "nub". While it worked the vast majority of the time, there were a few cases where it failed to purge all duplicates as defined by (==). Replacing the use of "nub" with "nubBy (==)" correctly purged all cases.
I have linked a codepad evaluation that outputs the strange behavior:
I would have isolated the bug better for you, but like I say nub works by far the majority of the time. This must be a peculiar clash with my custom data structures and strange definition of (==).
Change History (18)
comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by JeremyShaw
- Resolution set to invalid
- Status changed from new to closed
comment:2 follow-up: ↓ 6 Changed 7 years ago by guest
- Component changed from Compiler to libraries/base
- Resolution invalid deleted
- Status changed from closed to reopened
comment:5 Changed 7 years ago by simonmar
- difficulty set to Unknown
- Owner set to simonmar
- Status changed from reopened to new
comment:10 Changed 4 years ago by maeder
- Owner simonmar deleted
- Resolution fixed deleted
- Status changed from closed to new
- Type of failure set to None/Unknown
comment:14 Changed 17 months ago by George
- Summary changed from nub not as reliable as nubBy to documentation for nub and nubBy should be corrected, extended or removed.
comment:17 Changed 7 months ago by thoughtpolice
- Component changed from libraries/base to Core Libraries
- Owner set to ekmett