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SubjectRe: [PATCH v7 1/4] bitops: Introduce the the for_each_set_clump macro
On Fri, May 29, 2020 at 11:38:18PM +0530, Syed Nayyar Waris wrote:
> On Sun, May 24, 2020 at 8:15 PM kbuild test robot <lkp@intel.com> wrote:

...

> > 579 static inline unsigned long bitmap_get_value(const unsigned long *map,
> > 580 unsigned long start,
> > 581 unsigned long nbits)
> > 582 {
> > 583 const size_t index = BIT_WORD(start);
> > 584 const unsigned long offset = start % BITS_PER_LONG;
> > 585 const unsigned long ceiling = roundup(start + 1, BITS_PER_LONG);
> > 586 const unsigned long space = ceiling - start;
> > 587 unsigned long value_low, value_high;
> > 588
> > 589 if (space >= nbits)
> > > 590 return (map[index] >> offset) & GENMASK(nbits - 1, 0);
> > 591 else {
> > 592 value_low = map[index] & BITMAP_FIRST_WORD_MASK(start);
> > 593 value_high = map[index + 1] & BITMAP_LAST_WORD_MASK(start + nbits);
> > 594 return (value_low >> offset) | (value_high << space);
> > 595 }
> > 596 }

> Regarding the above compilation warnings. All the warnings are because
> of GENMASK usage in my patch.
> The warnings are coming because of sanity checks present for 'GENMASK'
> macro in include/linux/bits.h.
>
> Taking the example statement (in my patch) where compilation warning
> is getting reported:
> return (map[index] >> offset) & GENMASK(nbits - 1, 0);
>
> 'nbits' is of type 'unsigned long'.
> In above, the sanity check is comparing '0' with unsigned value. And
> unsigned value can't be less than '0' ever, hence the warning.
> But this warning will occur whenever there will be '0' as one of the
> 'argument' and an unsigned variable as another 'argument' for GENMASK.
>
> This warning is getting cleared if I cast the 'nbits' to 'long'.
>
> Let me know if I should submit a next patch with the casts applied.
> What do you guys think?

Proper fix is to fix GENMASK(), but allowed workaround is to use
(BIT(nbits) - 1)
instead.

--
With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko


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