Re: 2.4.21-pre4 comparison bugs (More of those)

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Sun Feb 09 2003 - 17:01:30 EST

On Sun, 2003-02-09 at 17:53, Oleg Drokin wrote:
> This time I changed the type of variable to signed type whenever
> I felt it was appropriate.
> When I was not sure (or unsigned type was in some commonly used
> structure), I still used a cast just to highlight a problem, so that someone
> more knowledgeable created better fix.
> See the patch.
> Mostly we do incorrect stuff on errors. Sigh, nobody likes errors ;)

Hiding them is even worse than having them there visible and unfixed.
Changing the sign on stuff holding physical addresses is actually
introducing real bugs

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