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Bug #44086 dividing problem
Submitted: 2008-02-09 16:37 UTC Modified: 2008-02-10 05:19 UTC
From: hosting at indiannic dot com Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: Math related
PHP Version: 5.3CVS-2008-02-09 (snap) OS: windows 2000
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2008-02-09 16:37 UTC] hosting at indiannic dot com
Description:
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division of float values give irrational results.
we have php version 4.3.10 and php 5.2.5 on the same server

this link is on php 5.2.5
http://maptelltrack.com/divide.php
this gives correct Wrong answer

this is on php 4.3.10
http://maptell.com/divide.php
this gives correct answer

when we use command line ie php 

Reproduce code:
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<?php
$value = var_dump (46985.532 / 3600) ;
 echo($value);
?>


Expected result:
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float(10)

Actual result:
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float(13.0515366667)

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 [2008-02-09 16:43 UTC] hosting at indiannic dot com
note that if you use command line to check the answers are correct

[marcus@zaphod PHP_5_3]$ php -r 'var_dump(46985.532 / 3600 );'
make: `sapi/cli/php' is up to date.
float(13.051536666667)


if you however put it on windows 2000 and iis 5 webserver the results are incorrect ...
 [2008-02-09 17:01 UTC] hosting at indiannic dot com
hi

by mistake i reversed the expected and actual result

it shud be as such

Expected result:
----------------
float(13.0515366667)


Actual result:
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float(10)
 [2008-02-10 02:07 UTC] hosting at indiannic dot com
further information

the php.ini path configured in the windows registry

here is the php info file for each website


php version 5.2.5
using php-cgi.exe
http://maptelltrack.com/phpinfo.php


php version 4.3.10
using php.exe
http://maptell.com/info.php
 [2008-02-10 05:19 UTC] rasmus@php.net
User error.  precision .ini setting is hosed.
 
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