Which version of Perl are you using? It works just fine for me on 5.16.1. Using bigint
, I get values for every integer. Using bignum
, I get values for every int and decimal (except for trailing zeroes). Without an extra module, anything over 20 digits defaults to scientific notation with 15 digits of precision.
Update: Here is some info on largest positive/negative integers that can be nadled by different setups w/o using modules: Re: maximum value of a scalar
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