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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-1.3/src/ap ap_strtol.c Makefile.tmpl
Date Tue, 18 Jun 2002 03:14:49 GMT
+1

Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> 
> On Mon, Jun 17, 2002 at 11:06:30PM -0400, Jim Jagielski wrote:
> > With 2.0, we are lucky because we require not only an ANSI compiler
> > but also the full ANSI function suite. That's never been the case
> > on 1.3. So, at least with 1.3, we can't assume that strtol() works
> > as we require, since we don't require strict ANSI functionality.
> > We could have done a NEED_STRTOL, but that would require more
> > knowledge than we have right now, I'm afraid.
> 
> I guess my point was that we could use the system strtol() for
> EBCDIC machines on 1.3 to handle this special case.  Since those
> machines are typically confined to one particular compiler and
> library, we can easily verify that those strtol() implementations
> are correct.
> 
> #ifdef CHARSET_EBCDIC
> #define ap_strtol strtol
> #else
> ...<whatever we have now based on the BSD code>...
> #endif
> 
> Just a thought.  -- justin
> 


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