Bug 28572 - Incorrect/Inconsistent System.Numerics.Complex.Divide(Complex dividend, Complex divisor) result
Summary: Incorrect/Inconsistent System.Numerics.Complex.Divide(Complex dividend, Compl...
Alias: None
Product: Class Libraries
Classification: Mono
Component: General ()
Version: 3.10.0
Hardware: PC Windows
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Target Milestone: Untriaged
Assignee: Marek Safar
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-03-31 00:51 UTC by nader
Modified: 2015-03-31 04:58 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description nader 2015-03-31 00:51:29 UTC
It appears that in Xamarin Android and mono 3.3.0 the System.Numerics.Complex.Divide(Complex dividend, Complex divisor) returns the wrong result when the dividend is 0 and the divisor is infinity. Mathematically, the result should be zero. In addition, the .Net implementation's result, matches the mathematical result.

This is similar to a bug I reported earlier (https://bugzilla.xamarin.com/show_bug.cgi?id=28562) and the fix for that issue might be related to the fix for this one.

To reproduce this issue, run the following code snippet
var n = new System.Numerics.Complex (0, 0);
var d = new System.Numerics.Complex (Double.NegativeInfinity, 0);
System.Numerics.Complex r = System.Numerics.Complex.Divide(n, d) ;

Expected result: r=(0,0)
Xamarin Android result: r=(NAN,NAN)

The code snippet above was ran using Xamarin Android 4.16, mono 3.3.0, Windows Phone 8.1, and .Net 4.5. 

Additional Build Environment info:
Xamarin.Android Version: 4.16.0 (Business Edition)
Java SDK: C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jdk1.6.0_39
Comment 1 Marek Safar 2015-03-31 04:58:36 UTC
Already fixed in Mono 4.0