Token.c appears to have a bug.
wayned at samba.org
Tue Oct 14 10:41:56 EST 2003
On Mon, Oct 13, 2003 at 04:54:20PM -0700, jw schultz wrote:
> Having looked at that bit of code now. I am a bit concerned about the
> use of shift operators on signed integers here.
I don't see the problem with regard to this code because we're only
looking at bits that where known to exist in the var before the shift
(i.e. no sign-extended bits have any effect). Also, your proposed
change doesn't affect the shifting at all -- you'd have to cast the "n"
to unsigned before shifting it, not cast the result to unsigned after
shifting it. Since the code we're calling is expecting a "char *", I
think we should leave the type of temp_byte unchanged.
> Habit also makes me shy of relying on char being 8 bits but that is
> probably overcautious.
I think a lot of things would fail in the code if "char" wasn't 8 bits.
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