Re: [PATCH] staging: rtl8192ee: Correct bitmask in comparsion

From: Dan Carpenter
Date: Tue Jul 08 2014 - 11:08:09 EST

On Tue, Jul 08, 2014 at 04:54:59PM +0300, Andrey Utkin wrote:
> The issue is discovered by static checker. The proposed change (0x000c0
> -> 0x000c) is likely correct because:
> 1. 16-bit `map` holds value coming from struct
> ieee80211_vht_mcs_info.tx_mcs_map, which is described so: "TX MCS map 2
> bits for each stream, total 8 streams". The changed code refers to case
> of 2 TX streams, and 0x000c mask filters two bits related to the second
> stream. Some codelines below 0x0003 mask is used to test first stream.
> 2. Mask 0x000c is used 3 more times in that place.
> 3. Specifying 5 digits of hex value is uncommon, especially while working
> with `u16` variable. So likely the trailing zero is a typo.

This changelog is perfect. Thanks.

dan carpenter

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