Problem with Vendor ID greater then 32767
A.Cudbard-Bell at sussex.ac.uk
Wed Aug 12 15:11:14 CEST 2009
On 12/08/2009 14:15, Rafael Ugolini wrote:
> ----- "Alan DeKok" <aland at deployingradius.com> wrote:
> | Arran Cudbard-Bell wrote:
> | > Did you not think they'd get past 32K? Int is dead, long live long :)
> | I thought it would take longer than that...
> | But the limitation in FreeRADIUS has been there for about 10 years...
> | I guess it's OK for IANA to take 10 years to allocate 32K vendor ID's.
> Anyway, why would you guys use long if int in 32bit arch can go from
> −2,147,483,648 to 2,147,483,647 ?
Because int is ambiguous, it's not standardised across all compilers, and is only required to have a minimum signed value of -32767 and a maximum of 32767.
It's safer to use long, as it should always be at least 32bits.
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