Brainbench perl test?

Jasper jaspermccrea at
Thu Sep 6 10:23:21 BST 2012

On 5 September 2012 23:25, David Cantrell <david at> wrote:
> Nor's a naive iterative method though - it takes no time at all before
> you overflow your ints and then (assuming that you're aware of this and use
> bigints, instead of just doing a fandango on core^Wvariable) every
> single operation after that is on bigints, and so is like trying to suck
> molasses through a straw.

Python seems to handle big integers much better (that is a complete
Python newbie's POV). Maybe you could switch language ;)


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