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Re: print, long(1.0e10)

Gary Fu wrote:

> Hi,
> I got different results from the following example on SGI IRIX and PC
> Linux:
> a = 1.0e10
> b = long(a)
> print, b      ; 2147483647 for IRIX, -2147483648 for Linux

Results of WIN NT

IDL> a=1.0e10
IDL> b = long(a)
IDL> print, b

Results of AIX

IDL> a=1.0e10
IDL> b=long(a)
% Program caused arithmetic error: Floating illegal operand
% Program caused arithmetic error: Conversion to integer error
IDL> print,b