decimal.GetHashCode() delivers different hash codes depending on number of decimal places - by Axel Eckenberger

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ID 776203 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 1/10/2013 1:32:02 AM
Access Restriction Public


The method GetHashCode of the decimal value type returns differen hash codes depending on the number left to the decimal point. The error occurrs only when specifying decimal digits up to the allowable maximum for the given value.

The bug causes a problem when using decimals ask key for dictionaries or in the calculation of a combined hash key.

The problem exists in the .Net Framworks 2 - 4.5.
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Posted by Helen [MSFT] on 1/10/2013 at 9:24 PM
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