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SubjectRe: [PATCH] search_one_table()
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On Tue, 2001-11-13 at 17:32, Per Persson wrote:
> - mid = (last - first) / 2 + first;
> + mid = (last + first) / 2

Ehh, maybe its my scientific computer side talking, but your change will
overflow. Adding two addresses can certainly return an address larger
than 0xffffffff, so you see formulas like the above.

Robert Love

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