Bug ... in Erlang

Raimo Niskanen <>
Wed Jun 18 20:33:49 CEST 2003


Why not, go ahead. It will not be included in R9C, though.

/ Raimo Niskanen, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB



Einar Karttunen wrote:
> On 18.06 14:19, Raimo Niskanen wrote:
> 
>>So, list_to_float/1 has been rewritten to use strtod() (previously 
>>atof() on Unixish systems and sscanf("%lf",..) on Windows) and check 
>>errors on all platforms. Hopefully no more malicious floats.
>>
> 
> 
> I have a patch for replacing various sscanf:s with strtod / strtol,
> if you are interested. Mainly a cosmetic thing, but should be a 
> tiny bit faster too...
> 
> ps. if you want it I can send it to the patches list.
> 
> - Einar Karttunen




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