[fpc-pascal]Longer than longint?

Florian Klaempfl Florian.Klaempfl at gmx.de
Fri Mar 1 19:55:05 CET 2002

At 12:26 01.03.02 -0600, you wrote:

>Is there a formal integer data type larger than longint?

You can use int64 which is a signed 64 Bit type or if you don't need
bit operations, use the comp type.

>Also, are there
>any potential problems involving representing large integers in the
>"extended" real format (like hidden processor rounding or whatever)?

The extended type leads to no rounding errors if the numbers
stay in the range of signed 64 bit mantissa.

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