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From: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>
To: Colin Ian King <colin.king@canonical.com>
Cc: Daniel Bristot de Oliveira <bristot@redhat.com>,
	Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>,
	kernel-janitors@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH][next] trace: osnoise: Fix u64 less than zero comparison
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2021 21:55:14 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210629185513.GC1983@kadam> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <e36f61af-4fbe-42cf-f26d-229f940e8fc9@canonical.com>

On Tue, Jun 29, 2021 at 06:21:32PM +0100, Colin Ian King wrote:
> On 29/06/2021 18:19, Daniel Bristot de Oliveira wrote:
> > On 6/29/21 6:52 PM, Colin King wrote:
> >> From: Colin Ian King <colin.king@canonical.com>
> >>
> >> The less than zero comparison of the u64 variable 'noise' is always
> >> false because the variable is unsigned. Since the time_sub macro
> >> can potentially return an -ve vale, make the variable a s64 to
> >> fix the issue.
> > 
> > Ops! concurrent bug fixing.
> 
> Well, shows static analysis is doing it's thing and I'm not being
> vigilant enough by spotting that Dan found it earlier :-)

Nah.  I don't normally CC kernel-janitors on bug reports.  I sometimes
do on netdev stuff because Dave told me ten years ago that static
analysis noise on the list was an annoying thing.  And actually on that
one I didn't CC anyone actually, Oops.

regards,
dan carpenter


  reply	other threads:[~2021-06-29 18:55 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-29 16:52 Colin King
2021-06-29 17:19 ` Daniel Bristot de Oliveira
2021-06-29 17:21   ` Colin Ian King
2021-06-29 18:55     ` Dan Carpenter [this message]
2021-06-30 13:05   ` Steven Rostedt
2021-06-30 13:32     ` Daniel Bristot de Oliveira

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