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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have the following code snippet in bash
if ]; then
minm=`echo "$diff" | bc`
It works well for most of the cases. However lets say diff is -0.17 and minm is -0.0017. In such a case the comparison seems to fail. Is the correct way to compare a mixture of positive and... (12 Replies)
Discussion started by: ngabrani
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have often found bash to be difficult when it comes to floating point numbers. I have data with rows of tab delimited floating point numbers. I need to find the smallest number in each row that is not 0.0. Numbers can be negative and they do not come in any particular order for a given... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: LMHmedchem
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a script (vhs - video handler script, using ffmpeg) to encode videos.
It also encodes a dvd, but until now just non-copy-protected ones, so i've tried to add/implement a vobcopy wrapper to be used by my script.
At first it looked quite fine, but when changing from the first VOB... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: sea
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a basic regex that tests if a number is a float.
Thank you. (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: whyte_rhyno
Anyone help me i cant found the error of floating point
if needed, i added the code complete
typedef struct... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: Slasho
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have the following question. Let's say that I have the following script
a=` printf "%6.2f" $value `
b=`echo $value + $value | bc -l`
And the exit is:
Thus, the problem is that the printf order does not... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: josegr
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
today, I have copied a simple script which runs correctly on a computer to another one. But, the latter informs me:
Floating point exception!
@ ./command_module a b c
where command_module is the module compiled by myself.
So, I have fixed it by following steps：
1.... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: mapleleaves
I am working with a problem to find the smallest floating point number that can be represented.
I am going in a loop ,stating with an initial value of 1.0 and then diving it by 10 each time thru the loop.
So the first time I am getting o.1 which I wanted.But from the next... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: vijlak
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to compare 2 floating point numbers 0.8 and 0.15 using bash and get the largest of the two. Can anyone advise. (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: borncrazy
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
Does anyone have a simple way of doing floating point ("fp") division? For example, if I divide 3 by 5, I can get 0.6. The built-in calc (`bc`) will perform fp multiplication, but not division, at least not straight-up (i.e., starting bc and just typing in 3/5).
I am trying to do this using... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: gsatch