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SubjectRe: [patch] x86, UV: integer wrap bug in uv_hub_ipi_value()
On 11/20/2012 08:27 AM, Russ Anderson wrote:
> I very much agree. I prefer u32, u64 (etc) because they are
> unambiguous. It removes all doubt as to the actual meaning.
> Conversly, the fact that "long" has different meanings makes
> it at best problematic. Was the code written assuming "long"
> was 32 or 64 bits? Having data types that can have different
> sizes is just asking for trouble.

In the Linux kernel context, "long" effectively means the native size


H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.

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