Re: [PATCH 0/7] tcp: bugs and cleanup for 2.6.33
From: Ben Hutchings
Date: Thu Feb 25 2010 - 15:43:19 EST
On Thu, 2010-02-25 at 15:34 -0500, William Allen Simpson wrote:
> Redefine two TCP header functions to accept TCP header pointer.
> When subtracting, return signed int to allow error checking.
This patch only adds functions, so why do you say 'redefine'?
> These functions will be used in subsequent patches that implement
> additional features.
> +/* Length of standard options only. This could be negative. */
> +static inline int tcp_option_len_th(const struct tcphdr *th)
> + return (int)(th->doff * 4) - sizeof(*th);
I don't see the point of this cast; the left operand of the subtraction
will in any case be promoted to size_t to match the right operand.
Did you mean
return (int)(th->doff * 4 - sizeof(*th));
Ben Hutchings, Senior Software Engineer, Solarflare Communications
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