Re: [PATCH -mm] x86_64: kill 19000+ sparse warnings

From: Jan Engelhardt
Date: Fri Apr 27 2007 - 02:51:50 EST

On Apr 26 2007 11:24, Andi Kleen wrote:
>On Thursday 26 April 2007 07:45:09 Randy Dunlap wrote:
>> From: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> Eliminate 19439 (!!) sparse warnings like:
>> include/linux/mm.h:321:22: warning: constant 0xffff810000000000 is so big it is unsigned long
>Sparse is just wrong here. The C standard does make it unsigned long long

Wish it did...

(32bit i386):
08:47 ichi:/dev/shm > cat foo.c
unsigned long long a = 0x123456789;
08:47 ichi:/dev/shm > cc -c foo.c -Wall
foo.c:1: warning: integer constant is too large for âlongâ type
Or is this something else?

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