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Re^2: Influencing the Gconvert macro

by syphilis (Archbishop)
on Sep 30, 2020 at 13:37 UTC ( #11122368=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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    sh Configure -des -Duse64bitall -Dprefix=/home/sisyphus/perl-5.33.2-d 
    +-Uversiononly -Dusedevel -Dd_Gconvert='sprintf((b),"%.*g",(n),(x))' &
    +& make
    .....
    ...
    0.299999999999999988897769753748434595763683319091796875
    sisyphus@sisyphus5-desktop:~/comp/perl-5.33.2$ ./perl -I./lib -le 'pri
    +ntf "%.254g\n", 1.7e+251;'
    1700000000000000056638039423376108468948472250210191793353461791741809
    +721595401553113821670191901996837100770654163405637701161634938299172
    +691569638797131996693245937962742921605027934132599151410492365393458
    +53734303029546817799537579060533492478640128
    

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