Bug 90553 - Default value must be numeric?
Summary: Default value must be numeric?
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
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Product: eCos
Classification: Retired
Component: CDL (Show other bugs)
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Version: CVS
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Bart Veer
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Reported: 2003-05-09 15:56 UTC by Gary Thomas
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:53 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-05-09 18:06:58 UTC
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Description Gary Thomas 2003-05-09 15:56:19 UTC
Description of problem:
I have a component of type data with legal values { "860" "860P" ...}
I can set the default value to "860", but not "860P"
Selecting "860P" (or forcing it via other CDL) works fine.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try to change the default value in
hal/powerpc/mpc8xx/current/cdl/hal_powerpc_mpc8xx.cdl
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Comment 1 Bart Veer 2003-05-09 17:59:34 UTC
Exactly what failure is seen?

If you use default_value "860P" then the parser will get confused. The quotes
are removed by the Tcl interpreter so libcdl sees 860P, tries to parse it as a
number,
and fails. You should get a parse error about an invalid character after the
number 860.

If you use default_value { "860P" } then everything seems to work. The libcdl
parser will still see the quotes so it will treat the contents as a string
rather than a number.


Comment 2 Gary Thomas 2003-05-09 18:06:58 UTC
The error I get does indicate a parsing problem.

/work/develop/ecos/packages/hal/powerpc/mpc8xx/current/cdl/hal_powerpc_mpc8xxx.cdl,
component CYGHWR_HAL_POWERPC_MPC8XX, property default_value: error
    Invalid character detected after number 860
     ^4^ {860P...}
Package CYGPKG_HAL_POWERPC_MPC8xx, 1 error occurred while reading in the CDL data.

Using { "860P" } does seem sufficient, I'll just do that and be happy.


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