[erlang-questions] number->bytes and bytes->number
Wed May 16 22:25:40 CEST 2007
Gary Jefferson writes:
> How do I convert a number like "2 bsl 160" to a list
> of bytes (20 bytes in this case) and vice versa?
Assuming you meant 21 octets, not 20:
3> Int = 2 bsl 160.
Depending on how general you want this to be you'll need to write a
function to figure out how many bytes the answer will consume. There
are various possible approaches which are left as an exercise.
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