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"Mike Crowe" <> writes:

> Hi folks,
> This has been driving me nuts, but I just drilled down to find what was wrong.
> I'm using lua on an embedded ARM device, and everything worked great until I
> added a 3rd party library which didn't work.  I should point out that all the
> development on the PC worked fine, and it took a lot of work to find this:
> The problem seems to be with using literal numbers.  If I do:
> i = 1
> and then log what I is, I get:
> = 5.2998088236266e-315
> Has anybody ever seen anything like this?  I'm sure it's something in
> how we included lua in the system, somehow, would appreciate any
> feedback.

That's likely what happens if you interpret a memory location containing
a native integer (which Lua does not have) as a floating point number
(the default number type for Lua).

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum