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Re: sunrpc/xdr_rec.c broken on 64-bit archs?

From: Ulrich Drepper
Subject: Re: sunrpc/xdr_rec.c broken on 64-bit archs?
Date: 05 Feb 2001 23:08:01 -0800
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Ulrich Weigand <address@hidden> writes:

> it appears that sunrpc/xdr_rec.c is broken on 64-bit architectures.

You are right, I've fixed it now.

> It would appear an obvious bug, were it not for the fact
> that it seems to have been unnoticed for a long time; the
> same code is (at least) in versions 2.2.1, 2.2.0 and 2.1.3.

The problematic case is if the header value is supposed to be zero.  I
don't know how often this happens and so cannot comment on whether it
should have been visible before.


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