[PATCH] fdo#42492: fixing Basic HEX command

Noel Power nopower at suse.com
Tue Jul 31 06:38:47 PDT 2012

Ok, pushed now and also with a further tweak to avoid sprintf and the 
hardcoded buffersize ( 'cause 17 is too big anyway ) 

On 31/07/12 12:55, János Uray wrote:
> Yes, that is what I was trying to say: length 15 and length 16 were 
> both wrong. There were two mistakes: the buffer overflow, and the 
> non-compatible types and printf-strings. Fixing the latter one (which 
> resulted in 16 characters on 64-bit platforms, where C++ "long" is 
> 64-bit) makes the former one (the 15 characters) irrelevant. The patch 
> prints at most 4 (integer) or 8 (long) characters.
> The integer and long in LibreOffice Basic are described here: 
> http://help.libreoffice.org/Basic/Using_Variables#Integer_Variables
> Microsoft Visual Basic uses double sizes (4 and 8 bytes): 
> http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-US/library/47zceaw7%28v=vs.110%29
be careful with the documentation, there is a trap, VBA ( Visual Basic 
for Applications ) can be different from VB ( Visual Basic ), in this 
you can see the definitions of Long and Integer types are the same as 
Libreoffice basic.


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