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Re: [PATCH v2 0/4] improve do_strtosz precision

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 0/4] improve do_strtosz precision
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 14:19:11 -0600
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On 2/11/21 2:44 PM, Eric Blake wrote:
> Parsing sizes with only 53 bits of precision is surprising; it's time
> to fix it to use a full 64 bits of precision.
> v1 was here:
> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2021-02/msg01800.html
> Since then:
> - split testsuite improvements from code changes [Vladimir]
> - more tests for more corner cases [Vladimir, Rich, Dan]
> - fix handling of '123-45' when endptr is non-NULL [Vladimir]
> - fix handling of '1.k'
> - actually enable deprecation of '0x1k' [Vladimir]
> - include missing deprecation text for rounded fractions
> - improved commit messages
> I'm still not sure I like patch 4, but it's at least worth considering.

Ping. I've also just realized that this series will fix:
"The error message of "qemu-img convert -r" should advertise the correct
maximum number"

Eric Blake, Principal Software Engineer
Red Hat, Inc.           +1-919-301-3226
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