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Re: error in math args?


From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: error in math args?
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2005 11:49:28 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110003 (No Gnus v0.3) Emacs/21.4 (gnu/linux)

Scott Dylewski <address@hidden> wrote:
> I get an error when running:
> echo $(( 008 / 2 ))

Numbers starting with 0 are interpreted as octal, and so can only use
digits 0-7.  You'll have to strip off the leading zeros to make the
number be interpreted as decimal.


paul




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