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NAME

CORBA::ORBit::LongDouble - Long double arithmetic for CORBA.

SYNOPSIS

 use CORBA:::ORBit;

 $a = new CORBA::LongDouble "12345678.912345";
 print $a - 1000                 # produces "1.23446789121345e7"

DESCRIPTION

CORBA::ORBit::LongDouble implements the package CORBA::LongDouble. The range of values of a CORBA::LongDouble is exactly that of your C compiler's long double type.

Aside from overloaded +, -, *, /, <=>, abs, neg, and "" operations, CORBA::ORBit::LongDouble provides the following method:

new STRING

creates a new CORBA::LongDouble from a string.

AUTHOR

Owen Taylor <otaylor@gtk.org>

SEE ALSO

perl(1).