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SubjectRe: page_launder() bug
Followup to:  <Pine.LNX.4.33.0105070823060.24073-100000@svea.tellus>
By author: Tobias Ringstrom <>
In newsgroup:
> On Sun, 6 May 2001, David S. Miller wrote:
> > It is the most straightforward way to make a '1' or '0'
> > integer from the NULL state of a pointer.
> But is it really specified in the C "standards" to be exctly zero or one,
> and not zero and non-zero?

Yes it is.

> IMHO, the ?: construct is way more readable and reliable.

In C99 one can write (bool)foo which is more readable than either,
especially since that is really what one is trying to do.

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