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Re: [the result of $[23**15] is wrong]

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [the result of $[23**15] is wrong]
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2022 11:12:12 -0400
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On 7/11/22 10:14 AM, root@ROCKY8-5-WL.localdomain wrote:

Bash Version: 4.4
Patch Level: 20
Release Status: release

        [Detailed description of the problem, suggestion, or complaint.]
in bash the result of $[23**15] is wrong
for example output
[root@ROCKY8-5-02 ~]#echo $[23**15]

Integer overflow. The result exceeds what can be represented in a signed
64-bit integer.

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    chet@case.edu    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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