Opened 22 months ago
Closed 20 months ago
#24880 closed defect (fixed)
gcd is not commutative (on rationals)
Reported by:  vdelecroix  Owned by:  

Priority:  critical  Milestone:  sage8.2 
Component:  basic arithmetic  Keywords:  days83, thursdaysbdx 
Cc:  rws  Merged in:  
Authors:  Vincent Klein  Reviewers:  Jeroen Demeyer, Sébastien Labbé 
Report Upstream:  N/A  Work issues:  
Branch:  ce541c3 (Commits)  Commit:  ce541c3ea6180b60cfa3f1c5e0b141e04e9955ee 
Dependencies:  Stopgaps: 
Description
sage: gcd([1/1,1/2]) 1 sage: gcd([1/2,1/1]) 1/2
Though the gcd is perfectly well defined on rationals
sage: (1/1).gcd(1/2) 1/2 sage: (1/2).gcd(1/1) 1/2
Change History (11)
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Documentation won't build correctly as you need double ::
before a doctest block of code (after TESTS
).
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Branch pushed to git repo; I updated commit sha1. New commits:
ce541c3  Trac #24880: TESTS: => TESTS::

comment:8 in reply to: ↑ 5 Changed 21 months ago by
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Replying to slabbe:
Documentation won't build correctly as you need double
::
after a doctest block of code (afterTESTS
).
Fixed
comment:9 Changed 21 months ago by
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It's because the loop through the sequence is interrupted as soon as the partial GCD is one, which is only valid for integer GCD: