Bug#376159: Open21xx Bug Report
Rogério Brito <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Theoretically (and practically also), an EOF should *never* be compared
> to a char: only to an int.
>> --- open21xx-0.7.5.orig/as21/cpp.c
>> +++ open21xx-0.7.5/as21/cpp.c
>> @@ -235,7 +235,7 @@
>> /* - 2 to leave room for testing comments and quotes */
>> while (chars_read < max_size - 2)
>> - ch = buf[chars_read] = getc( yyin );
>> + buf[chars_read] = ch = getc( yyin );
>> if (ch == EOF)
>> goto read_done;
> I would first read the character from getc, then see if it is EOF and,
> depending on the comparison, do whatever is needed. Otherwise, I would
> judge the code to be incorrect and losing precision in a case where such
> precision should not be lost.
Note that ch is an int.