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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.4.10-ac11 parport_pc.c bugfix
    Thomas Hood [jdthood@mail.com] wrote:
    > I guess the question is: Which way is more portable? Is
    > "(unsigned long)-1" liable to turn out as something other than
    > ~0U?
    >
    > If your way of expressing it is more portable then we should
    > make the change ... BOTH in pnp_bios.c and in parport_pc.c .
    >
    > Opinions?

    unsigned long is 64-bits on 64-bit archs, and so (unsigned long)-1 will be
    different than on intel...

    I think that's ~0UL?

    Maybe this is why I can't get pnp stuff to work on my alpha?

    Cheers,
    -- Bob

    Bob McElrath (rsmcelrath@students.wisc.edu)
    Univ. of Wisconsin at Madison, Department of Physics
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