Re: newbie C question

From: Allen Gould (agould@GPU.SRV.UALBERTA.CA)
Date: 07/13/97

On Sun, 13 Jul 1997, Justin wrote:

> Really simple and quick question here.  I'm type-casting and using defines
> to get my number.  How should the ()'s be placed?  Here's an example of
> what I'm doing:
> should it be:   (int)(GET_LVL(ch) / 10) + 1;
> or should it be:(int)(GET_LVL(ch)) / 10 + 1;

Remember that the you will turn whatever is in the ()s into an int.
I'd suggest using (int)(GET_LEL(ch) / 10) + 1, since it guarantees that
you'll be adding 1 to an integer. But I think either would work, since
division with integers still leaves an integer.

> sorry for such a simple question.

Don't sweat it - I'm thrilled to be able to answer :)

Allen Gould -
Asst. Editor, Delirium Magazine -
In alt.starfleet.rpg - Lt. (j.g.) Phoenix, USS TRAFALGAR
You can make it foolproof, but you can't make it damn-fool proof.

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