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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] s390 (7/13): gcc 3.3 adaptions.
    On Mon, 24 February 2003 23:21:44 +0100, Jörn Engel wrote:
    > COUNT is constant and COUNT < INT_MAX. gcc can cast the constant bound
    > to the variable's type to fix this problem.

    Ok, Adrians example proved this approach stupid. But the one below
    remains useful and catches one example, but not the other.

    > Or, gcc can see that i starts with 0, it's value monotonously
    > increases and will never wrap around due to COUNT < INT_MAX. Not a
    > cheap test, but still possible.


    ticks = jiffies;
    while (ticks == jiffies);
    ticks = jiffies;
    -- /usr/src/linux/init/main.c
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