[Bug 4616] dd: invalid number when too big

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Thu Dec 15 23:42:54 UTC 2011


https://bugs.busybox.net/show_bug.cgi?id=4616

Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux at googlemail.com> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
         Resolution|                            |WONTFIX

--- Comment #1 from Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux at googlemail.com> 2011-12-15 23:42:54 UTC ---
busybox-1.2.x internally use strtoul() to parse numbers fin dd options.
Therefore they can't accept numbers larger than 2^32-1.

1.2.x is VERY old. Newer versions don't have this limitation.

Looks like WONTFIX to me...

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