| Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2007 18:57:38 +0100
| From: Jeroen Massar <jeroen at unfix.org>
|[ ... ]
| Lots of people (me included :) simply use uint64_t ;)
| They can wrap, but it should not quickly happen.
depends on the initial value: start with ~0ULL-1 and
incrementing will wrap pretty fscking fast.
| If you really want to avoid that you can always use a
| long double [ ... ].
nope. adding one to a sufficiently large FP value need
not increase the value.
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