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SubjectRe: page_launder() bug
At 12:07 AM +0200 2001-05-07, BERECZ Szabolcs wrote:
>On Sun, 6 May 2001, Jonathan Morton wrote:
>
> > >- page_count(page) == (1 + !!page->buffers));
>>
>> Two inversions in a row? I'd like to see that made more explicit,
>> otherwise it looks like a bug to me. Of course, if it IS a bug...
>it's not a bug.
>if page->buffers is zero, than the page_count(page) is 1, and if
>page->buffers is other than zero, page_count(page) is 2.
>so it checks if page is really used by something.
>maybe this last line is not true, but the !!page->buffers is not a bug.

There's something to be said for expressing it a little more clearly:

page_count(page) == (page->buffers ? 2 : 1);

(sorry, I don't remember the relative precedence of == and ?:)
--
/Jonathan Lundell.
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