[erlang-patches] integer_to_binary/2 returns incorrect values or crashes with bases other than 10

Fredrik <>
Tue Sep 10 08:49:52 CEST 2013


On 09/09/2013 07:38 PM, Juan Jose Comellas wrote:
> Sorry, there was a mistake in the commit message for the fix I had 
> previously sent. I've canceled the original pull request and created a 
> new one. The correct branch is in:
>
> git fetch git://github.com/jcomellas/otp.git 
> <http://github.com/jcomellas/otp.git> jc-integer-to-binary2_1
>
> https://github.com/jcomellas/otp/compare/erlang:maint...jc-integer-to-binary2_1
> https://github.com/jcomellas/otp/compare/erlang:maint...jc-integer-to-binary2_1.patch
>
>
> On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 2:23 PM, Juan Jose Comellas 
> < <mailto:>> wrote:
>
>     The integer_to_binary/2 function works perfectly with base 10
>     (because it just calls integer_to_binary/1), but when used with
>     other bases it fails when 0 or a negative number are passed as the
>     number to convert. e.g.:
>
>     1> integer_to_binary(0, 16).
>     <<>>
>
>     2> integer_to_binary(-1, 16).
>     ** exception error: bad argument
>          in function  byte_size/1
>             called as byte_size([])
>          in call from erlang:integer_to_binary/3
>          in call from integer_to_binary/2
>
>     The expected results are:
>
>     1> integer_to_binary(0, 16).
>     <<"0">>
>
>     2> integer_to_binary(-1, 16).
>     <<"-1">>
>
>     I've sent this change as a pull request, but on this branch
>     there's the patch to fix this problem and some tests to cover
>     these cases.
>
>     git fetch git://github.com/jcomellas/otp.git
>     <http://github.com/jcomellas/otp.git> jc-integer_to_binary2
>
>     https://github.com/jcomellas/otp/compare/erlang:maint...jc-integer_to_binary2
>     https://github.com/jcomellas/otp/compare/erlang:maint...jc-integer_to_binary2.patch
>
>
>
>
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Hello,
The patch will be running in the nightly builds and tests.
Thanks for contributing,

-- 

BR Fredrik Gustafsson
Erlang OTP Team

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