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Description of problem:
As reported in
except for x86_64 arch.
(Description of problem:
when running hostid on a 64 bit arch, if the most significant bit of the hostid
value is 1, then the returned value will be a sign extended 64 bit value, rather
than the 32 bit value as defined in POSIX.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.set hostid to 8 char
2.host id gives 16 bit char
Expected Results: (apparently answer should be 32 bit)
unsurprisingly a ia64 arch has the same issue