[langsec-discuss] [nom] dynamic length take!

Richo Healey richo at psych0tik.net
Sun Jun 14 22:13:27 UTC 2015


On 14/06/15 23:58 +0200, Geoffroy Couprie wrote:
>Hi Richo,
>
>I guess it is about time I make a proper mailing list for nom. There's
>a gitter available ( https://gitter.im/Geal/nom ) but not everybody
>likes that platform. I also answer on IRC freenode and mozilla as
>geal, but I should make a new channel.
>
>The problem you encountered is that ranges use the usize type, and the
>expression passed to "take" is a u32. I just pushed a fix (
>https://github.com/Geal/nom/commit/d21e86ca9a5c9e574f13685700611deb69e32787
>) and I'll publish a new crate for this tomorrow, once I fix a few
>other issues. In the meantime, you can try to write
>"take!((block_length - 12) as usize)", that should work.
>
>Sorry for the noise, LangSec friends, I'll create the official
>communication channels. Anyway, take this as a good opportunity to try
>nom and Rust too :)
>http://spw15.langsec.org/papers/couprie-nom.pdf
>https://github.com/Geal/nom
>
>Cheers,
>
>Geoffroy

Thanks for the quick reply!

Hah, I would swear I did actually try that cast, but obviously not enough.

Thanks for that. I can start using Gitter, but an irc channel or list would
be preferable for me.

I'll stop spamming this list now, but thanks for the tip!

richo


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