|Bill Allombert on Fri, 10 Jun 2005 14:43:19 +0200|
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|Re: dumb question about rationals|
On Fri, Jun 10, 2005 at 10:59:19AM +0200, Vincent Torri wrote: > > > On Thu, 9 Jun 2005, Bill Allombert wrote: > > >On Thu, Jun 09, 2005 at 04:25:12PM +0200, Vincent Torri wrote: > >>i've not thought about a too lage integer. I'll check that. There is no > >>way to get a long long ? only long ? > > > >Not currently, though you can emulate it through division with > >remainder or by reading the t_INT mantissa directly. > > > >What do you want to di that would require such feature ? > > I need the exact value of the fraction. Sure, but why do you need it as a long long ? It is quite possible for the numerator to be too large to fit in a long long, and whatever you can do with a long long, you can do it with a t_INT. Cheers, Bill.