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    SubjectRe: Re[2]: [PATCH] fork_init: fix division by zero
    David Howells writes:

    > Ummm... On powerpc, I believe rotate-left would be a division as it does the
    > bit-numbering and the bit direction the opposite way to more familiar CPUs
    > such as x86.

    No. :)

    "Left" and "right" are relative to the way those of us humans in the
    Western European cultural tradition write numbers, which is
    big-endian. So rotate-left always moves bits towards the more
    significant end of the word.


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