
Glenn McAllister wrote:
We've been having some odd problems with the exponent operator ('^') and
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Host: ppc 32bitGiven the following script, it produces the correct results on both x86 and ppc:y = 2^3 print('y = ', y) x = 10 % y print('x = ', x) y = 2^3 print('y = ', y) The output on both platforms is: y = 8 x = 2 y = 8However, if we run the morally equivalent series of operations directly in the lua interpreter on the target ppc system, we get a different result:Lua 5.1.3 Copyright (C) 19942008 Lua.org, PUCRio > x = 2^3 > =x 8 > y = 10 % x > =y 2 > z = 2^3 > =z 4.0096609170284
What happens if you run the "morally equivalent" script from a file? And is the last step z = 2^3 or is it z = y^3 Ralph