[perl #36330] [TODO] Create a BigNum PMC

Klaas-Jan Stol via RT parrotbug-followup at parrotcode.org
Mon Dec 1 14:23:31 UTC 2008

On Sat Sep 08 10:39:31 2007, bernhard wrote:
> Just for the records, Andy Lester wrote on p2:
> bignum.c seems to be entirely unused.  Everything builds just fine
> without it.  There are many lint errors in it, such as int functions
> returning with "return;" and no value.
> Can we throw it away?  Move it somewhere out of the way? 

When running make test on windows, the bigint tests are skipped, as my 
system doesn't have any bigint library installed. It seems that the 
bigint implementation is based on such a library.

What to do with this issue? Does anyone know of the status of bigint 
support in parrot?



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