Subject: Re: max int value
To: Fong Siu Lung Gordon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Peter Seebach <email@example.com>
Date: 05/16/2000 10:14:19
In message <Pine.SOL.firstname.lastname@example.org>, Fong
Siu Lung Gordon writes:
>Yes, 14-character. My method is to individually cut the 14-character into
>14 tokens and calculate the check digit from these tokens. It works. The
>problem is I have to calculate the check digit for a series of borrow card
>not just one and I don't to type it again and again. The method I though
>of is to make a copy the start borrow card and increment by 1 each time.
>Then re-calculate the check digit and the new borrow card number. The
>probelm is max int of my system (i386) is largest enough to hold the
>14-charater digit. That is the point.
I think you should try asking about this in one of the comp.lang.c groups,
you'd probably get some pretty good answers.