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SubjectRe: [PATCH] time: fix a assignment error in ntp module
On Mon, 17 Jun 2019, 维康石 wrote:

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
A: Top-posting.
Q: What is the most annoying thing in e-mail?

A: No.
Q: Should I include quotations after my reply?

http://daringfireball.net/2007/07/on_top

> Yes,the >UINT_MAX value can be passed by
> syscall adjtimex->do_adjtimex->__do_adjtimex->process_adjtimex_modes by the
> proper arugments.

So there is clearly some sanity check missing, but surely not that
type cast.

> > > - if (txc->modes & ADJ_TAI && txc->constant > 0)
> > > + if (txc->modes & ADJ_TAI && (int)txc->constant > 0)
> > > *time_tai = txc->constant;
> >
> > The way more interesting question is whether txc->constant can be >
> > UINT_MAX. In that case the txc->constant would be truncated.
> >
> > Miroslav?

Thanks,

tglx
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