C doesn't provide operators to perform bitwise operations on floats (because processors don't provide those either), and Perl doesn't go out of its way to add support for that.

It did recently add support for hexadecimal floats, though!

$ perl -e'CORE::say sprintf "%a", 9/10' 0x1.ccccccccccccdp-1 $ perl -e'CORE::say 0x1.ccccccccccccdp-1' 0.9

In reply to Re: Lesson Learned: not all 32b perls are created equal by ikegami
in thread Lesson Learned: not all 32b perls are created equal by pryrt

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