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Re: Bug? yea or nay.

Vapuser <vapuser@catspaw.jpl.nasa.gov> writes:

> I greatly simplified the structure in question to elucidate the point.
> IDL> print,!version
> { mipseb IRIX unix 5.3 Nov 11 1999}
> IDL> r={a:0.d, c:0L} & print,n_tags(r,/length),totsize(r)
> 16          12

Nigel got it right.  The 16 includes the padding at the end of the
structure, which is needed to align the *next* structure.  The Alpha
version of IDL does the same thing.


Craig B. Markwardt, Ph.D.         EMAIL:    craigmnet@cow.physics.wisc.edu
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