Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Think about Loose Coupling

Re: printf not behaving as expected

by eyepopslikeamosquito (Chancellor)
on May 04, 2012 at 02:30 UTC ( #968848=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to printf not behaving as expected

Running this test program:

my $v = 123456789012345; printf "%d %ld %u %15.0f %s\n", $v, $v, $v, $v, $v;
on my 32-bit perl 5.8 produces:
-1 -1 4294967295 123456789012345 123456789012345
So it looks like %s and %15.0f are worth a shot.

Later versions of Perl on certain platforms might further support %ll and %q (C "long long" et al type, typically 64-bit integers) according to sprintf.

Comment on Re: printf not behaving as expected
Select or Download Code

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://968848]
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others rifling through the Monastery: (2)
As of 2015-11-27 00:45 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?

    What would be the most significant thing to happen if a rope (or wire) tied the Earth and the Moon together?

    Results (710 votes), past polls