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Re: [PATCH] Fix integer overflow in svn_auth.h

From: Tobias Ringstr÷m <tobias_at_ringstrom.mine.nu>
Date: 2003-10-25 11:05:28 CEST

Justin Erenkrantz wrote:

> So, what to do? Yet, I propose to change it as follows. -- justin

Whoups, my mistake. I added that code yesterday. I really intended
(1<<30) to avoid the sign bit, but I obviously cannot count. I doubt
that anyone has had time to depend on that bit position yet, so I've
fixed it in revision 7518. Thanks for spotting this! I think I have
seen gcc warn about this, but it did not this time... :-(

Actually it would have been enough to say (1U << 31), but I think it's
still wise to stay away from the sign bit.


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