Integer Data Representations Overview

Integer data lengths can be 1, 2, 4, or 8 bytes in length.

The default data size used for an INTEGER data declaration is INTEGER(4) (same as INTEGER(KIND=4)), unless the -integer_size 16 or the -integer_size 64 option was specified.

Integer data is signed with the sign bit being 0 (zero) for positive numbers and 1 for negative numbers.

The following sections discuss integer data: