[smokeping-users] Re: missing max for DS uptime? again

Niko Tyni ntyni+smokeping-users at mappi.helsinki.fi
Fri Mar 17 13:25:44 MET 2006

On Fri, Mar 17, 2006 at 01:10:12PM +0100, Tobias Oetiker wrote:

> there was a bugreport from a free/openbsd person (I think) that this
> check did not work on 5.8.7. but my patch was obviously sub optimal
> how about using?
> $]
> this should be prooven technology ... if combined with sprintf then
> the numeric accuracy problem for comparisons should be ok ...

Yes, I guess this is the way to go. The v-strings are a bit controversial.
At some point they were going to be deprecated, but I'm not sure what
the current consensus is. Let's get rid of them anyway.

I guess something like

if abs($] - 5.008000) < .0000005)

would also work...


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