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- Subject: Re: integers anyone?
- From: David Jeske <jeske@...>
- Date: Tue, 12 May 1998 13:19:43 -0700
On Tue, May 12, 1998 at 09:14:06AM -0300, Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo wrote:
> >Okay, I know this has come up as a discussion before, and the general
> >concensus was that integers were not necessary. However, I'm starting to
> >use Lua in a project where not having integers is going to make my life
> >difficult. I think lua is the right tool for the job, but it'll be much
> >nicer if Lua has integers.
> if you do not need real numbers, then you can #defeine real to be long
> and everything should work, in Lua 3.1.
I did this, and it is still uncapable of handling unsigned 32bits.
#define real unsigned long
In C I do: lua_pushnumber(0xFeBff008);
In Lua, I do: write(format("0x%X",num));
> In 3.1, you can also write X"0x44544a". this is sugar for X("0x44544a").
That will help, thanks.
David Jeske (N9LCA) + http://www.chat.net/~jeske/ + firstname.lastname@example.org