[kaffe] Odd Jython/jar behaviour

Dalibor Topic robilad at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 8 07:01:02 PST 2003

Hi Archie,

--- Archie Cobbs <archie at dellroad.org> wrote:

> Clearly, whatever function you use can't return have
> return type
> "byte", because if it did the upper 24 bits of the
> result will
> always be 1 due to sign-extension from integral
> promotion.
> Alternately, add "& 0xff" to all the read*()
> function calls.

yeah, you're right. The spec explicitely says to use
&0xff. Funny enough, that's what readUnsignedByte
already does. But readUnsignedByte doesn't work. So
I'm a little puzzled.

best regards,
dalibor topic

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