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SubjectRe: [PATCH] acpi: Handle cpu_index greater than 256 properly in processor_core.c
Hi Venkatesh,

On Saturday 27 August 2005 02:07, Venkatesh Pallipadi wrote:
> Fix convert_acpiid_to_cpu function to handle cpu_index greater than 256. This
> patch also prevents a warning in IA64 cross-compile of this file
> (drivers/acpi/processor_core.c:517: warning: comparison is always false due
> to limited range of data type).

Why don't you just change the datatype to "unsigned int" and
the return failure value to NR_CPUS?

That reduces the code changes and leaves the code quite clear.
It should also reduce compiled code size by some bytes, but I'm not
sure about that one.


Ingo Oeser

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