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SubjectRe: [PATCH][2.6] first/next_cpu returns values > NR_CPUS
On Sun, 1 Aug 2004, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
>> Maybe the few callers that are sensitive to the precise return value
>> should use min_t(int, NR_CPUS, ...) instead of all callers taking the
>> branch on behalf of those few.

On Sun, Aug 01, 2004 at 10:54:03AM -0400, Zwane Mwaikambo wrote:
> The problem is that next_cpu(0) will assign the incorrect value of '32'
> to variable cpu so when you exit the loop, you'll have some silly number.
> This really should be covered in the API, especially since that's what the
> API states is the expected behaviour.

I see. AFAICT this can also be dealt with by the caller and is far less
common than total insensitivity to which value >= NR_CPUS is involved.


-- wli
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