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SubjectRe: [PATCH] RTC: Fix infinite loop in initializing the alarm.
On Tue,  8 Apr 2014 00:54:42 +0200
Ales Novak <> wrote:

> In __rtc_read_alarm(), if the alarm time retrieved by
> rtc_read_alarm_internal() from the device contains invalid values
> (e.g. month=2,mday=31) and the year not set (=-1), the initialization
> will loop infinitely because the year-fixing loop expects the
> time being invalid due to leap year.
> Fix reduces the loop to the leap years and adds final validity check.
> Signed-off-by: Ales Novak <>

Seems reasonable.

Acked-by: Alessandro Zummo <>


Best regards,

Alessandro Zummo,
Tower Technologies - Torino, Italy

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