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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.

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