Because the target variable is an (int). Plus, the man pages on OSX
and Linux both say that atoi() is the exact equivalent of
(int)strtol(nptr, (char **)NULL, 10);
and that atoi() is deprecated (which I didn't know).
On Apr 18, 2007, at 11:32 AM, Roland Dreier wrote:
>> With the (int) cast, I'm ok with it now. :-)
> What's the point of the cast to int?
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