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SubjectRe: [PATCH][TRIVIAL] Remove bogus "value 0x37ffffff truncated to 0x37ffffff" warning.
On Sun, 11 Jan 2004, Martin Schlemmer wrote:

> On Sun, 2004-01-11 at 18:53, Davide Libenzi wrote:
> > On Sun, 11 Jan 2004, Bart Samwel wrote:
> >
> > > Now it seems to behave correctly: for '~' it always warns, for '-' it
> > > only warns if the negative value is below -0x80000000. I'll submit a
> > > patch to this effect (including the format extensions) to the binutils
> > > people.
> >
> > binutils 2.14 works fine, so I believe they already fixed it.
> >
>
> I would beg to differ:
>
> --
> nosferatu linux # make
> make[1]: `arch/i386/kernel/asm-offsets.s' is up to date.
> CHK include/asm-i386/asm_offsets.h
> CHK include/linux/compile.h
> AS arch/i386/boot/setup.o
> arch/i386/boot/setup.S: Assembler messages:
> arch/i386/boot/setup.S:165: Warning: value 0x37ffffff truncated to 0x37ffffff
> LD arch/i386/boot/setup
> BUILD arch/i386/boot/bzImage
> Root device is (8, 3)
> Boot sector 512 bytes.
> Setup is 4799 bytes.
> System is 1366 kB
> Kernel: arch/i386/boot/bzImage is ready
> Building modules, stage 2.
> MODPOST
> nosferatu linux # ld --version
> GNU ld version 2.14.90.0.7 20031029
> Copyright 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> This program is free software; you may redistribute it under the terms of
> the GNU General Public License. This program has absolutely no warranty.
> nosferatu linux #

Ouch ! I have:

GNU assembler 2.14 20030612

and it works fine. Can you try:

$ as << EOF

PG=0xC0000000
VM=(128 << 20)
.long (-PG -VM)
.long (~PG + 1 - VM)
EOF

$ objdump -D a.out




- Davide


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