[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Implement the function cmdutils.c:parse_int_or_die

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Sun Feb 17 20:31:08 CET 2008

On Sun, Feb 17, 2008 at 01:40:47PM -0500, D. Hugh Redelmeier wrote:
> | From: Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at>
> | Id prefer
> | double parse_number_or_die(const char* numstr, int type, double min, double max, const char* error);
> | 
> | d= parse_number_or_die("12234", OPT_INT, 1, 100, "blah blah");
> I really really distrust using floating point when integers are
> expected.  (To be honest, I distrust using floating point for anything
> where an exact result is expected.)
> Do we really want to allow "3.9" when the context calls for an integer?

no, why do you think type (OPT_INT) is passed?

> Theoretically, a C implementation could have some ints that are not
> representable as doubles.  I don't think that such an implementation
> exists, but it still makes me uncomforable.

We could also have a int64_t and a double one of the function.


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Many things microsoft did are stupid, but not doing something just because
microsoft did it is even more stupid. If everything ms did were stupid they
would be bankrupt already.
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