atoi() missing on Win98, perl extension breaks (was: Re: bug in w32api?)

Igor Pechtchanski pechtcha@cs.nyu.edu
Mon Jan 10 21:18:00 GMT 2005


On Mon, 10 Jan 2005, Gerrit P. Haase wrote:

> Jacek Piskozub wrote:
>
> > When the atom clock displayed 10/01/2005 21:27,  Gerrit P. Haase emitted the
> > following byte stream:

Heh, I like this one... :-)

> [snip]
> > The offending export is directly from perl.exe, it seems.
> >
> > The error pop-up says the same story:
> >
> > The PERL.EXE file is linked to missing export NTDLL.DLL:atoi
> >
> > All I needed to trigger it was "perl -V".
>
> Hmmm, atoi() is not available on Win98/ME?  Strange.

Huh?  Isn't atoi part of newlib (libc.a)?  Why would it even go to
ntdll.dll?  Something's fishy here.
	Igor
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