Re: [PATCH net-next v2 2/3] net: add trim helper and convert users

From: Daniel Borkmann
Date: Fri Jan 17 2014 - 05:06:46 EST

On 01/17/2014 10:52 AM, David Laight wrote:
From: Hannes Frederic Sowa
+ * trim - perform a reciprocal multiplication in order to "clamp" a
+ * value into range [0, ep_ro), where the upper interval
+ * endpoint is right-open. This is useful, e.g. for accessing
+ * a index of an array containing ep_ro elements, for example.
+ * Think of it as sort of modulus, only that the result isn't
+ * that of modulo. ;)
+ * More:

It isn't appropriate to put urls into code comments (or commit messages).
They are very likely to get out of date.

Then please grep the git log for some references/urls, you'll find plenty.
This link is just a pointer for people interested to read some more
background; there's no need to overly elaborate in the kernel doc right

Thanks !


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