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Re: This is critical please suggest me a way out

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Tue Jun 01 2004 - 13:44:33 GMT
On Tue, Jun 01, 2004 at 02:14:16AM -0700, Jignesh Jani wrote:
> Hi there,
> 	I forsee a potential bug in swish-e for windows. Correct me if i am wrong.
> Swish-e uses two routines PACKLONG and UNPACKLONG to write and read an
> unsigned long number in the index files. According to my testing in case of
> a number like 1133082 this routine will generate a value that contains
> ctrl-Z. Which in fact is the EOF for window environment. In such case
> application will fail. I came to know about this while i tried to extend
> swish-e. Can anybody suggest me what are the other routines that i can use
> to avoid this problem.

Hard to believe, but I've been told that Windows can deal with
binary data.

Bill Moseley
Received on Tue Jun 1 06:44:34 2004