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Re^3: BigInt bug?

by lutok (Scribe)
on Mar 07, 2012 at 11:06 UTC ( #958248=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: BigInt bug?
in thread BigInt bug?

Using 5.14.2, Math::BigInt 1.994 I get

2 choose 0 = 1 2 choose 0 = 1 2 choose 0 = 1 2 choose 0 = 1

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[choroba]: but undef %hash and %hash = () both work, too, but the first one keeps the memory allocated, while the latter makes it available for other parts of the program.
[choroba]: iirc
[perldigious]: karlgoethebier: Well it is a pretty old and complicated (for me) bit of code I wrote (poorly by my current standards), so I'm expecting everything to break when I add the scoping and find out what else is undesireably scope changed. :-)
[perldigious]: Ah, thanks choroba, that sort of thing was precisely what I was wondering when I asked.
[perldigious]: I didn't want to tie up memory unecessarily basically, I wanted to "delete" it specifically to free it up, and wasn't sure I was even accomplishing that.
[stevieb]: perldigious You should start by writing some unit tests. That'll ensure current functionality doesn't break with changes.

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