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bug #54077: usage of atol in gsl-randistdoes not allow to pass big seed

Submitter:  Jerome BENOIT <jgmb>
Submitted:  Thu 07 Jun 2018 04:18:09 AM UTC
Category:  Runtime error Severity:  3 - Normal
Operating System:  Debian Status:  None
Assigned to:  None Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  2.4.90

Thu 07 Jun 2018 04:20:46 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Seeds greater than LONG_MAX are NOT interpreted correctly by gsl-randist

Jerome BENOIT <jgmb>
Thu 07 Jun 2018 04:18:09 AM UTC, original submission:  

Seeds greater than LONG_MAX are interpreted correctly by gsl-randist: the old atol may be replaced by strtoul.

Please see the attached patch.


Jerome BENOIT <jgmb>


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2018-06-07 jgmb Attached File- Added 0001-replace-atol-by-strtoul-in-gsl-randist.c.patch, #44314

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