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SubjectRe: [PATCH 7/7] perf data: Fix signess of value
On Mon, Apr 20, 2015 at 06:23:14PM -0300, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
> Em Sat, Apr 18, 2015 at 05:50:20PM +0200, Jiri Olsa escreveu:
> > From: Wang Nan <wangnan0@huawei.com>
> >
> > When converting int values, perf first extractes it to a ulonglong, then
> > feeds it to babeltrace as a signed value. For negative 32 bit values
> > (for example, return values of failed syscalls), the extracted data
> > should be something like 0xfffffffe (-2). It becomes a large int64
> > value. Babeltrace denies to insert it with
> > bt_ctf_field_signed_integer_set_value() because it is larger than
> > 0x7fffffff, the largest positive value a signed 32 bit int can be.
>
> There is no such word "signess", it is "signedness", fixing this up.
> Humm, it seems there is such a word indeed:
>
> http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Signess
>
> But I bet this is the one we want:
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Signedness
>
> Right? :-)

right ;-) thanks

jirka


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