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Re: Bug fix for $((x**y)) algorithm on 64+ bits machines.


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Bug fix for $((x**y)) algorithm on 64+ bits machines.
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2012 22:30:27 -0400
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On 9/19/11 2:35 PM, Stephane CHAZELAS wrote:

> FYI, ksh93 uses pow(3). So does zsh, but only in floating point
> mode.
> 
> Probably better and more efficient than reinventing the wheel.

Maybe, but since bash doesn't use floating point arithmetic, probably
not.


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