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Shift by -ve value
Joined: Jul 13, 2001
Jun 04, 2002 15:04:00
Why is the shift operation by a -ve value ,not a compiler error.(eg: 12 >> -2)?
It compiles fine and gives 0 as o/p.
Joined: Dec 20, 2001
Jun 04, 2002 15:10:00
Doing a shift by a negative number is not a compiler error. It is a legal operation in
. Do a search in this forum as this topic has been discussed many times.
SCJP Tipline, etc.
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subject: Shift by -ve value
Shift operators - question
shift operator 2>>-1 ???
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