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SubjectRe: [PATCH] use simple_strtoul for unsigned kernel parameters
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In message <20030818120955.GB7147@mail.jlokier.co.uk> you write:
> Rusty Russell wrote:
> > In message <20030818004618.GA5094@mail.jlokier.co.uk> you write:
> > > The largest "unsigned int" value doesn't fit in a "long", on many machines.
> > > So we should use simple_strtoul, not simple_strtol, to decode these values.
> >
> > Half right. The second part is fine, the first part is redundant
>
> Do you mean the first part of the comment or the first part of the patch?
>
> Assuming you mean the patch, you're right: the unsigned short case
> doesn't need to be changed. It should be anyway because it is just
> the right thing to do.

<shrug>. Linus took the patch. If you think it's the Right Thing,
great.

Rusty.
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