[xmlsec] Re: Problem: Comparing decimal with hexadecimal numbers

Rich Salz rsalz at datapower.com
Mon Sep 15 17:06:36 PDT 2003

>     if( bufsize == sizeof(int) )
>         i = *(int*)buf;

Since buf is a byte pointer, you're asking for portability
problems (SIGBUS, anyone?) if it's not aligned.

        if (bufsize == sizeof (int))
                memcpy(&i, buf, sizeof (int))

Portable and safe.

Rich Salz                  Chief Security Architect
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