[Dev] vconf/vconf-buxton does not support 'unsigned long'

Ikey Doherty michael.i.doherty at intel.com
Thu Feb 5 16:08:47 GMT 2015

On 05/02/15 16:02, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> On Thursday 05 February 2015 06:15:37 Chengyi Zhao wrote:
>> Hi,
>> A middleware software need to save the value of 'unsigned long' type to
>> vconf/vconf-buxton, however, this project does not support the 'unsigned
>> long' type.
>> vconf-buxton.c: * union for storing values  */union keyvalue{
>> int i;			/* storage of integers */  int b;			/* storage
> of booleans */
>> double d;			/* storage of doubles */  char *s;			/*
> storage of strings */};
>> Please add support for the 'unsigned long' type.
> long changes size between 32- and 64-bit types. The correct thing is to add
> support for 64-bit (unsigned) long long.
In upstream Buxton we support both uint32_t and uint64_t [1],
I imagine this would make it much easier to implement in the
vconf compatibility layer. (Signed  are also available,

[1] https://github.com/sofar/buxton/blob/master/src/shared/buxtondata.h#L24

- Ikey
Intel Corporation (UK) Limited
Registered No. 1134945 (England)
Registered Office: Pipers Way, Swindon SN3 1RJ
VAT No: 860 2173 47

This e-mail and any attachments may contain confidential material for
the sole use of the intended recipient(s). Any review or distribution
by others is strictly prohibited. If you are not the intended
recipient, please contact the sender and delete all copies.

More information about the Dev mailing list