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Re: [Nmh-workers] Limit of 27 messages sequences per folder

From: David Levine
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Limit of 27 messages sequences per folder
Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2013 09:03:26 -0400

Ken wrote:

> M. Levinson sent me private email and pointed out that it's not QUITE
> a one-line change; some casts are needed in the sequence macros to
> prevent bit-shifts from overflowing an int.  He was kind enough to
> send me patches that did that, so I'll probably integrate that today
> along with Paul's suggestions.

Would that bring us to where a 32-bit executable could lose
information created by a 64-bit executable via a common sequences
file?  If so, either we shouldn't do it, or should add code
to protect against the loss.  It's wrong to allow silent loss.


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