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Re: ordered indexing for integers
Howard Chu writes:
> This code is wrong:
> On most 32 bit machines the "if( chop ...)" comparison must always
> fail, since ber_slen_t is only 32bits. You should do the test before
> multiplying chop by 3.
No, chop already fits in ber_slen_t, since it is a ber_len_t/7*3.
The check is for overflow in the length field in the final value,
the algorithm doesn't handle more than 7 (or was it 6?) bytes.
Could add code to handle distinguish even bigger integers, but it didn't
seem much point. Anyway, I'll add a comment.