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Re: Bug for 2.05a: fails to evaluate large integers


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Bug for 2.05a: fails to evaluate large integers
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2002 08:49:23 -0500

> Machine Type: i386-unknown-freebsd4.4
> 
> Bash Version: 2.05a
> Patch Level: 0
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
>         Bash refuses large integers when supplied for a logical
> evaluation.

The arithmetic and numeric evaluation code uses long integers.  Overflow
is treated as an error.

-- 
``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
( ``Discere est Dolere'' -- chet)

Chet Ramey, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/



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