Re: [PATCH] SUNRPC: Prevent kernel stack corruption on long valuesof flush

From: Boaz Harrosh
Date: Wed Oct 17 2012 - 14:29:59 EST

On 07/18/2012 01:55 PM, Jim Rees wrote:
> Dave Jones wrote:
> Unsigned long isn't necessarily 32 bits.
> On 64-bit systems %lu can be up to 18446744073709551615
> Thanks. You caught me thinking "Intel." How embarrassing.

What? why even on Intel-64 long is 64bit. long is always the
same or bigger then a pointer (A pointer must always fit
in a long)

On the other hand int is 32bit in Intel-64 unlike some
other CPUs where int(s) may get to be 64bit as well.

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