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Why am I getting huge data type syntax error?

schubach asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
I have some really old C++ code dating from the early 90s.  I think that at the time it was compiled successfully under Borland C++ 3.1.  I'm trying to compile it now using Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Express Edition and I'm getting a syntax error on a variable declaration of type huge.  Is the huge data type supported under Express Edition?  What would the closest equivalent data type be that is supported if it is not?
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