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From Chuck Murcko <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] more signed/unsigned port cleanups
Date Tue, 08 Apr 1997 19:24:53 GMT
Dean Gaudet wrote:
> I created this patch because of a report by an alpha user that they were
> getting "cannot bind to port 202" for some obscure reason... I can't
> explain that, but the patch is needed.
> It cleans up more signed/unsigned short issues with port numbers.  Note
> that I didn't use strtoul() where I really should have to replace atoi()
> because I'm not sure of the portability of strtoul().  It touches
> mod_rewrite.
> Yes Alexei is right we need to bump the module revision number.  But we're
> going to do that for 1.2 release anyhow I'm assuming... actually I'd +1 a
> bump with every release tarball.
> Dean
> P.S. Alexei I think that the high bit is always required to be the sign
> bit because of the defined semantics of the >> operator when working on
> signed integers -- it's defined to extend the sign bit.

This is true. +1.
Chuck Murcko
The Topsail Group, West Chester PA USA

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