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Hello Gurus, i have a long integer which i want to convert to hexadecimal. When i try to convert the integer to hexadecimal beyond certain digits, it gives the value as 'ffffff'
#!/usr/local/bin/perl $intval = 3143230627; $hexval = sprintf ("%x", $intval); printf "value of $intval : $hexval \n"; $intval = 123143230627; $hexval = sprintf ("%x", $intval); printf "value of $intval : $hexval \n";
The output
> ./t.pl value of 3143230627 : bb59e4a3 value of 123143230627 : ffffffff
any help will be appreciated. Note: would like to use inbuilt functions or modules, because any other module installation will be unacceptable to the project. cheers, M

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