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64 bit integers may be larger than parrot-native intvals. this may lead to undesirable truncation. 64 bit integers are only available where the underlying C compiler provides them. using this type may make your code less portable. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!
long long is potentially larger than the parrot-native intval. this may lead to undesired truncation. furhter, long long is a non-standard (but common) type and may not be present on all platforms. using this type reduces the portability of your code. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!