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SubjectRe: [PATCH] use simple_strtoul for unsigned kernel parameters
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.

-- Jamie
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