[PD] Bug in pool?

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Tue Apr 19 15:16:42 CEST 2005

Thomas Grill hat gesagt: // Thomas Grill wrote:

> thanks for your report. It seems the only (cheap) way of storing 
> arbitrary symbols is to escape them with " ".
> I've done so now - will be mirrored to the SF cvs shortly.

Thanks for the fast reply. 

Will this still allow my old preset files, which contain symbols like
"10x20x40", to be loaded correctly? 

I was researching the problem a bit in the meantime, and maybe "strtof" can
help. This is what I have so far: 

    // save character and set delimiter

    float fres;
    char *endp;
    // see if it's a float
    fres = strtof(tmp,&endp);
    if (endp or (endp == tmp)) { 
        // it's a symbol:
        post("end: %s", endp);
        post("tmp: %s", tmp);
        if(a) flext::SetString(*a,tmp);
    else {
        if(a) {
            int ires = (int)fres; // try a cast
            if(fres == ires)

This works correctly for symbols like "set a 10xxx", the only problem is, that
now "set a 10" will result in "symbol 10" as result of "get a" after loading in
the savefile again.

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