[OpenSIPS-Users] [NEW] Mathops module

Liviu Chircu liviu at opensips.org
Fri Mar 8 11:46:42 CET 2013

Hello everyone,

Since there are several scenarios (most of them billing related) which 
require floating point operations at script level, we've decided to put 
together a new math operations module to handle all of them.

The *mathops *module handles floating point numbers represented as 
strings at script level. Its functionalities are grouped in two categories:
     -> rounding operations (trunc, ceil, floor, rounding to integers, 
rounding to certain number of
          decimal places, rounding to significant figures)
     -> an expression evaluator (currently supports binary + - / * 
operators and nested parantheses)

Quick example of using the evaluator:
loadmodule "mathops.so"
$avp(download_speed) = "8.755";
$avp(chunk_size) = "650.104";
$avp(chunks) = 5;

if (!math_eval("$avp(chunk_size) / $avp(download_speed) * $avp(chunks)", 
"$avp(time)")) {
     xlog("ERROR in expression evaluation!\n");

xlog("Download time left: $avp(time) seconds\n");

You can control the precision of the results with the /decimal_digits/ 
module parameter. For details regarding the rounding operations, please 
browse the module documentation [1] posted on the project website.

Suggestions and feedback are appreciated as always.

[1]: http://www.opensips.org/html/docs/modules/devel/mathops.html

Best regards,

Liviu Chircu
OpenSIPS Dev

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