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Id: 82417
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Queue: Math-BigInt

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Subject: Docs mismatch with upgrade
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In the docs for BigInt upgrade/downgrade, it says: --- Set/get the class for downgrade/upgrade operations. Thuis is used for instance by bignum. The defaults are '', thus the following operation will create a BigInt, not a BigFloat: --- The default isn't '', but undef, which is important for people who want to disable auto-upgrading: use Math::BigInt; my $value = Math::BigInt->new('18446744073709551615'); $value->upgrade(undef); # make sure bdiv still gives us a BigInt my ($quotient, $remainder) = $value->bdiv(256); Using '' will error out on bdiv with: Can't call method "new" without a package or object reference at Math::BigInt line 1716.

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