[R] long integer handling

Yousri Fanous you@r|@|@nou@ @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Sat Nov 14 02:44:46 CET 2020

I want to calculate 2^64-1 which is

I set the following options to prevent scientific notation
options("scipen"=100, "digits"=4)
> x<-2^64 -1
> x
[1] 18446744073709551616

This is not correct. There seem to be still some approximation happening.
How can I get the correct result?

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