A strange div bug on Linux x86_64, (both dmd & ldc2): long -5000 / size_t 2 = 9223372036854773308

jmh530 john.michael.hall at gmail.com
Thu Aug 13 19:03:33 UTC 2020

On Thursday, 13 August 2020 at 18:51:09 UTC, mw wrote:
> [snip]
> It is an int. See the Java Language Specification, section 10.7.
> Initially, Java don't have unsigned integer type; it's added as 
> late as Java 8, and when it's added, they also added the extra 
> methods to properly handle them:
> https://docs.oracle.com/javase/tutorial/java/nutsandbolts/datatypes.html
> [snip]

In other words, it was not added until 2014, and even then done 
in a backwards compatible way that doesn't let you actually 
declare unsigned ints, just to call some methods on them assuming 
they are unsigned.

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