Re: [PATCH] i386, nmi: signed vs unsigned mixup

From: Jesper Juhl
Date: Sat Nov 19 2005 - 20:45:07 EST

On 11/20/05, Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Jesper Juhl <jesper.juhl@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > Ok, so does that mean that, if properly verified, patches for things
> > that "gcc -Wsigned-compare" flags will be appreciated?
> All patches are appreciated, but not all are applied ;)
> Sure, go for it - let's see what the patches end up looking like. We might
> find real bugs in there - I found a bunch of howlers back in 2.3.late.
> That was with `gcc -W' which turns on more than -Wsigned-compare.
> Maybe you could prepare a quick overall summary first, see if you can work
> out the overall scope of the problem and then we can take a look at that,
> decide what bits to attack?
Sure, I'll do that tomorrow.
All these sign issues all over annoy me :)
I'll try to get a handle on the scope of the thing tomorrow, then send
a mail with what I find, then we can talk about what would be useful
to do.

Jesper Juhl <jesper.juhl@xxxxxxxxx>
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