Bugs item #7202, was opened at 2006-12-09 23:21
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Category: Standard Library
Group: 1.8.x
Status: Open
Resolution: None
Priority: 3
Submitted By: Darren Smith (flagitious)
Assigned to: Nobody (None)
Summary: String#[]= decimal bug

Initial Comment:
a='asdf'
a[1] -> 115
a[1.0] -> 115
a[1]=110 -> 110
a[1.0]=110 -> IndexError: index 9675114 out of string

This problem does not seem to happen if the variable 'a' is an Array.

The bug occurred on: ruby 1.8.4 (2005-12-24) [powerpc-darwin7.9.0]
and: ruby 1.8.5 (2006-08-25) [x86_64-freebsd6.1]

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