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Re: [Nmh-workers] nmh 1.5 doesn't work on 64-bit big-endian archs (+patc

From: Alexander Zangerl
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] nmh 1.5 doesn't work on 64-bit big-endian archs (+patch)
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2012 22:24:51 +1000

On Thu, 14 Jun 2012 08:15:29 -0400, Ken Hornstein writes:
>>i've run into another gotcha: the base64-decoder doesn't
>>work on 64-bit big-endian architectures: mhstore and co. write
>>files of the correct length but which consist only of \0s.
>Just curious ... did the test suite catch this?  Because if it didn't, then
>we should DEFINITELY have a test for it.

it did, but the info that it provided was not overly helpful - just some
mhlists and mhstore 'contents of expected and actual differ' 
and indications of faulty content-md5 hashes. it took me most of a day 
with printf and the source to figure out what was *really* going on...


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