Re: [SCM] dpkg's main repository branch, parsechangelog, updated. 1.14.12-36-g2d2cda5
Ian Jackson <email@example.com> writes:
> Frank Lichtenheld writes ("[SCM] dpkg's main repository branch, parsechangelog, updated. 1.14.12-36-g2d2cda5"):
>> Summary of changes:
>> dpkg-deb/info.c | 2 +-
>> + 2007-12-04 Frank Lichtenheld <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> + * dpkg-deb/info.c (info_spew): Replace a
>> + %ld with %lu to fix compiler warning.
> However, the attached diff doesn't seem to have this change.
> I assume this is a reference to this:
> ohshite(_("realloc failed (%ld bytes)"), pathlen);
> However changing %ld to %lu is still not correct because the actual
> type of pathlen (which is a size_t) isn't known.
> This should read:
> ohshite(_("realloc failed (%lu bytes)"), (unsigned long)pathlen);
> or the corresponding thing with %ld and (long) - I think we can safely
> assume that pathlen will be <= LONG_MAX.
I wonder if we're at the point yet where we can use %zu, per C99, and
avoid the cast. It would certainly work on Linux.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>