Re: [CODE] More fun!

From: Daniel A. Koepke (
Date: 06/05/01

On Tue, 5 Jun 2001, Mike Breuer wrote:

> 1. negative numbers in the mob file would have to be converted to
> their unsigned equivalent, or the files will break (not a problem in
> the stock code, but a problem for people already hitting this
> limitation).

Negative numbers never worked to begin with.  If they changed it to work
right, then the patch wouldn't make a difference for them.

> 2. Since numbers like 2149580808 are out of range for a signed long, the
> behavior of atol (called when parsing values out of the file) is undefined.  I
> don't know of an unsigned equivalent to atol.


Daniel A. Koepke (dak),
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