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SubjectRe: [PATCH 19/29] batman-adv: fix random jitter calculation
On Mon, Dec 24, 2012 at 11:14:06AM +0900, Akinobu Mita wrote:
> batadv_iv_ogm_emit_send_time() attempts to calculates a random integer
> in the range of 'orig_interval +- BATADV_JITTER' by the below lines.
>
> msecs = atomic_read(&bat_priv->orig_interval) - BATADV_JITTER;
> msecs += (random32() % 2 * BATADV_JITTER);
>
> But it actually gets 'orig_interval' or 'orig_interval - BATADV_JITTER'
> because '%' and '*' have same precedence and associativity is
> left-to-right.
>
> This adds the parentheses at the appropriate position so that it matches
> original intension.
>
> Signed-off-by: Akinobu Mita <akinobu.mita@gmail.com>
> Cc: Marek Lindner <lindner_marek@yahoo.de>
> Cc: Simon Wunderlich <siwu@hrz.tu-chemnitz.de>
> Cc: Antonio Quartulli <ordex@autistici.org>
> Cc: b.a.t.m.a.n@lists.open-mesh.org
> Cc: "David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>
> Cc: netdev@vger.kernel.org
> ---

Acked-by: Antonio Quartulli <ordex@autistici.org>

But I would suggest to apply this change to net, since it is a fix.

Cheers,


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Antonio Quartulli

..each of us alone is worth nothing..
Ernesto "Che" Guevara
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