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Re: [PATCH] itoa

On Dec  7 17:45, Freddie Chopin wrote:
> On 12/07/2014 02:34 PM, Jon Beniston wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >The attached patch adds support for the itoa and utoa functions, for
> >converting integers to strings.
> >
> >This is a function that is supported on other platforms, and useful on
> >embedded systems where sprintf is quite large and doesn't support binary.
> >
> >Cheers,
> >Jon
> Good idea to add that (; I have a _LOT_ of ideas on using them in newlib
> instead of standard functions (;
> Anyway - I think itoa() should be implemented as a wrapper for utoa with
> more or less this operations:
> - check if base == 10 and value less than 0
> - - if yes, add '-' character to the string and move the pointer one
> character further and negate the value
> - do the cast to unsigned
> - call utoa() (with the modified string pointer).

Hmm.  The code of both functions is rather shirt.  How much would
you actually save, code-wise?


Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Maintainer
Red Hat

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