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: http://homepage.cs.uiowa.edu/~jones/bcd/divide.html
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They are very likely to get out of date.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
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