[erlang-patches] [PATCH] ei: integer overflow in string/atom encoding

Björn-Egil Dahlberg <>
Tue Jun 7 18:41:33 CEST 2011

On 2011-06-03 19:03, Michael Santos wrote:
> It would be great to move from signed to unsigned ints but that would
> involve an interface change. If that's ok, I'd be happy to make the
> changes and update the docs (looks like a few changes in other places
> as well, like odbcserver.c).

Stuck between a rock and a hard place. I like correct behaviour and I do 
not like API-changes.

However, if a change should be made it should be made to R15A. I also 
think correctness should trump any other considerations.

// Björn-Egil

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