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Re: Creating a usable pure64 environment

On Fri, 2004-04-23 at 06:07, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 23, 2004 at 11:01:54PM +1200, Andrew McMillan wrote:
> > On Fri, 2004-04-23 at 11:42 +0200, Lionel Elie Mamane wrote:
>  ------> About perl
> >> That's what I did, I just built with the tests disabled. (There's an
> >> option you can put in DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS for that)
> > That seems incredibly dodgy, if a test that basic is failing!
> The general idea is that the failing test was a floating-point one and
> I didn't care about floats: I just wanted debuild and friends to
> work. I very highly doubt they use float arithmetic.

It was my understanding that Perl uses FP math for division. Perhaps a
recursive grep for "/" would be sufficient. :) Then again, I don't deal
much with the math stuff so I dunno. 


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