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Re: svn commit: r8343 - trunk/subversion/libsvn_ra_svn

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-01-16 22:43:58 CET

Greg Hudson wrote:

>On Fri, 2004-01-16 at 13:20, ghudson@tigris.org wrote:
>>* subversion/libsvn_ra_svn/cram.c (compute_digest): Use an unsigned
>> char array for the secret. Patch from Philip Martin.
>The bitwise operations performed on secret are all xors, so there should
>be no semantic problem with them being (possibly) signed char.
But there can be a difference on one's complement or sign+magnitude
machines. They're about as rare as the ones where all-bits-zero is not
the null pointer, but if we're being pedaintic, the standard does say
that "unsigned char" is the correct representation for raw memory, not
plain char.

> So, it's
>mainly an issue of warnings with pickier compilers. Do people think
>that's important enough for a 1.0 pullup?

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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