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SubjectRe: [linux-dvb] compiling on 2.6.28 broken?
On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 08:41:40PM +0100, wk wrote:
> Dave Chinner wrote:
>> It's obviously the regression fixed by:
>>
>> http://oss.sgi.com/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=xfs/xfs.git;a=commit;h=15440319767942a363f282d6585303d3d75088ba
>>
>> It needs to be pushed to Linus, then into 2.6.28-stable.
>
> Yes, that solves the problems as expected. But may i kindly ask the xfs
> fs developers to put some more readable patch here,
> so that its better understandable by looking at the source code? I think
> some macro would be better here, for example i used
>
> #define TRUNC_TO_SIGNED32(x) (x & 0x7FFFFFFF)
>
> inside xfs.h and replaced all "foo & 0x7fffffff" with
> "TRUNC_TO_SIGNED32(foo)".

From the commit description:

"The patch below is a dumb version of just putting back the masking,
to make sure we have the same behavior as in 2.6.27 and earlier.

I will work on a better and cleaner fix for 2.6.30."

And in more detail, read the review thread:

http://oss.sgi.com/archives/xfs/2008-12/msg01168.html

Cheers,

Dave.
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Dave Chinner
david@fromorbit.com


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