utility prints primes in ascending
order, one per line, starting at or above
and continuing until, but not including
value must be at least 0 and not
greater than stop
value must not be greater than the
maximum possible value of unsigned integer types on your system (4294967295
for 32-bit systems and 18446744073709551615 for 64-bit systems). The default
value of stop
is 4294967295 on 32-bit and
18446744073709551615 on 64-bit.
When the primes
utility is invoked with no
is read from standard input.
is taken to be 4294967295 on 32-bit and
18446744073709551615 on 64-bit. The start
value may be preceded by a single ‘+’. The
value is terminated by a non-digit
character (such as a newline). The input line must not be longer than 255
characters. When given the -d
prints the difference between the current
and the previous prime.
Out of range or invalid input results in an appropriate error message being
written to standard error.
won't get you a world record.