Karim Belabas on Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:25:18 +0200

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Re: Backwards-incompatible change to idealappr()

* Jeroen Demeyer [2016-10-24 22:06]:
> In PARI-2.8.1 which was just released, idealappr() no longer takes a "flag"
> argument. I thought that PARI/GP cared a lot about backwards compatibility,
> so it is surprising to remove this flag, which was never even deprecated. So
> it would be more logical to keep the flag, but deprecate it (like the flag
> in matkerint).

Indeed, thanks for catching this one: the library function idealappr0
had been kept but I mistakenly changed C-Name from idealappr0 to
idealappr (and the attached Prototype) in the description file. Fixed in commit

commit 5effa5b97cd58512a5ff421cdc9b85a202772656
Author: Karim Belabas <Karim.Belabas@math.u-bordeaux.fr>
Date:   Tue Oct 25 09:17:37 2016 +0200

    idealappr: allow flag for backward compatibility

(The flag is now officially deprecated, don't use it :-)

This affects src/functions/number_fields/idealappr (and a test file)


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