Why doesnt long int work?

Q

Why doesn't
long int n = 123456;
printf("%d\n", n);

work?

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A
Whenever you print long ints you must use the l (lower case letter ``ell'') modifier in the printf format (e.g. %ld). printf can't know the types of the arguments which you've passed to it, so you must let it know by using the correct format specifiers.

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