Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
The stupid question is the question not asked
 
PerlMonks  

Re: Strange interaction of bigint and foreach

by salva (Abbot)
on Apr 11, 2013 at 13:02 UTC ( #1028144=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Strange interaction of bigint and foreach

This is a bug in perl, probably caused by the compiler optimizing the foreach(<constant range>) {} construction into a C-like loop internally in order to reduce memory usage.

You can try reporting it to p5p.

update: Even if the problem is the range operator, this is still IMO a bug in Perl. The range operator should be overloadable or at least it should use the overloaded + and < operators.


Comment on Re: Strange interaction of bigint and foreach
Select or Download Code

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://1028144]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others perusing the Monastery: (8)
As of 2014-12-23 01:46 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    Is guessing a good strategy for surviving in the IT business?





    Results (133 votes), past polls