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SubjectRe: PATCH - x86-64 signed-compare bug, was Re: select() setting ERESTARTNOHAND (514).
From: Neil Brown <>
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2007 11:37:05 +1100

> On x86-64, regs->rax is "unsigned long", so the following is
> needed....
> I haven't tried it yet.

Doesn't type promotion take care of that? Did you verify
that assember?

I checked the assembler on sparc64 for similar constructs
and it does the right thing.
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