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Man page of Math::BigInt::FastCalc
Math::BigInt::FastCalc
Section: Perl Programmers Reference Guide (3perl)
Updated: 20071218
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NAME
Math::BigInt::FastCalc  Math::BigInt::Calc with some XS for more speed
SYNOPSIS
Provides support for big integer calculations. Not intended to be used by
other modules. Other modules which sport the same functions can also be used
to support Math::BigInt, like Math::BigInt::GMP or Math::BigInt::Pari.
DESCRIPTION
In order to allow for multiple big integer libraries, Math::BigInt was
rewritten to use library modules for core math routines. Any module which
follows the same API as this can be used instead by using the following:
use Math::BigInt lib => 'libname';
'libname' is either the long name ('Math::BigInt::Pari'), or only the short
version like 'Pari'. To use this library:
use Math::BigInt lib => 'FastCalc';
Note that from Math::BigInt v1.76 onwards, FastCalc will be loaded
automatically, if possible.
STORAGE
FastCalc works exactly like Calc, in stores the numbers in decimal form,
chopped into parts.
METHODS
The following functions are now implemented in FastCalc.xs:
_is_odd _is_even _is_one _is_zero
_is_two _is_ten
_zero _one _two _ten
_acmp _len _num
_inc _dec
__strip_zeros _copy
LICENSE
This program is free software; you may redistribute it and/or modify it under
the same terms as Perl itself.
AUTHORS
Original math code by Mark Biggar, rewritten by Tels <http://bloodgate.com/>
in late 2000.
Seperated from BigInt and shaped API with the help of John Peacock.
Fixed, spedup and enhanced by Tels http://bloodgate.com 20012003.
Further streamlining (api_version 1 etc.) by Tels 20042007.
SEE ALSO
Math::BigInt, Math::BigFloat,
Math::BigInt::GMP, Math::BigInt::FastCalc and Math::BigInt::Pari.
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