[metapost] decimal: The impossible/a segfault happened

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Wed Apr 23 09:18:00 CEST 2014

On 22 Apr 2014, at 01:38, Samuel Bronson <naesten at gmail.com> wrote:

> Package: texlive-metapost
> Version: 2013.20140314-1
> Severity: normal
> Dear Implementors,
> I've discovered a way to get either:
>  1. a "! This can't happen (token)." error (MetaPost 1.803 from Debian)

This is one of the fixes in 1.9xxx

> or 
>  2. a segfault (MetaPost ~1.999 from SVN r2007)

and that was one of the new bugs in 1.9xxx

I said I wouldn’t, but this was so easy to fix that I created a fix + release
(also for TL2014).

Best wishes,

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