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Re^2: bigint == horrible performance?by BrowserUk (Pope)
|on Nov 06, 2011 at 11:02 UTC||Need Help??|
It's not a hard problem to solve:
And the OP gave a link to his own 3 second solution, though I'm not sure why he pastebin'd it rather than posting it here.
The intriguing thing is why the OP felt the need for bigint in the first place given that using Perl's native scalars he could calculate this(*) for numbers up to 2,251,799,813,685,248 before running into precision problems.
(*)Assuming of course he had 400+ years and the exabytes of ram required to store the hash :)
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