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Subject: 5.6 fails the last sum.t IV precision test
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skip sum IV precision test on older perls with 5.6 sum will still use NV, and looses 53-64bit precision fixed with https://github.com/Scalar-List-Utils/Scalar-List-Utils/pull/17 -- Reini Urban
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On Tue Aug 26 08:48:57 2014, RURBAN wrote: Show quoted text
> skip sum IV precision test on older perls > with 5.6 sum will still use NV, and looses 53-64bit precision > > fixed with https://github.com/Scalar-List-Utils/Scalar-List-Utils/pull/17 >
It's possible to make 5.6 work using string conversion, but it's a big PITA and 5.6's 64-bit support is so broken that it doesn't seem worth all the trouble. So this patch seems reasonable to me.


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