BigDecimal provides an arbitrary-precision decimal floating-point number class.
Add this line to your application's Gemfile:
And then execute:
Or install it yourself as:
$ gem install bigdecimal
For RubyInstaller users
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Which version should you select
The differences among versions are given below:
|version||characteristics||Supported ruby version range|
|3.0.0||You can use BigDecimal with Ractor on Ruby 3.0||2.5 ..|
|2.0.x||You cannot use BigDecimal.new and do subclassing||2.4 ..|
|1.4.x||BigDecimal.new and subclassing always prints warning.||2.3 .. 2.7|
|1.3.5||You can use BigDecimal.new and subclassing without warning||.. 2.5|
You can select the version you want to use using
gem method in Gemfile or scripts.
For example, you want to stick bigdecimal version 1.3.5, it works file to put the following
gem call in you Gemfile.
gem 'bigdecimal', '1.3.5'
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After checking out the repo, run
bin/setup to install dependencies.
rake spec to run the tests.
You can also run
bin/console for an interactive prompt that
will allow you to experiment.
To install this gem onto your local machine, run
bundle exec rake install.
To release a new version, update the version number in
and then run
bundle exec rake release,
which will create a git tag for the version, push git commits and tags,
and push the
.gem file to rubygems.org.
Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at https://github.com/ruby/bigdecimal.
BigDecimal is released under the Ruby and 2-clause BSD licenses. See LICENSE.txt for details.