Alan Cox wrote: >> I note that sed and printf and such are all susv3. I have an explicit test >> for 32 bit math in the script that cares, and this worked in Red Hat 9 circa >> 2003. > > If you are trying to do arbitary precision maths using standard posix > tools just use dc. That way the standard is explicit about what you will > get.
The original patch used bc. Unfortunately, it ran into bc bugs -- on some platforms like some of akpm's older test machines it would just hang. -hpa -- H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf. -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-embedded" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html