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SubjectRe: [PATCH 05/21] powerpc: Avoid comparison of unsigned long >= 0 in pfn_valid
On Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 7:32 AM, Christophe LEROY
<christophe.leroy@c-s.fr> wrote:
>
>
> Le 25/02/2018 à 18:22, Mathieu Malaterre a écrit :
>>
>> Rewrite comparison since all values compared are of type `unsigned long`.
>>
>> Fix a warning (treated as error in W=1):
>>
>> CC arch/powerpc/kernel/irq.o
>> In file included from ./include/linux/bug.h:5:0,
>> from ./include/linux/cpumask.h:13,
>> from ./include/linux/smp.h:13,
>> from ./include/linux/kernel_stat.h:5,
>> from arch/powerpc/kernel/irq.c:35:
>> ./include/linux/dma-mapping.h: In function ‘dma_map_resource’:
>> ./arch/powerpc/include/asm/page.h:129:32: error: comparison of unsigned
>> expression >= 0 is always true [-Werror=type-limits]
>> #define pfn_valid(pfn) ((pfn) >= ARCH_PFN_OFFSET && (pfn) < max_mapnr)
>> ^
>> Suggested-by: Segher Boessenkool <segher@kernel.crashing.org>
>> Signed-off-by: Mathieu Malaterre <malat@debian.org>
>> ---
>> arch/powerpc/include/asm/page.h | 3 ++-
>> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/arch/powerpc/include/asm/page.h
>> b/arch/powerpc/include/asm/page.h
>> index 8da5d4c1cab2..19dea64e7ed2 100644
>> --- a/arch/powerpc/include/asm/page.h
>> +++ b/arch/powerpc/include/asm/page.h
>> @@ -126,7 +126,8 @@ extern long long virt_phys_offset;
>> #ifdef CONFIG_FLATMEM
>> #define ARCH_PFN_OFFSET ((unsigned long)(MEMORY_START >>
>> PAGE_SHIFT))
>> -#define pfn_valid(pfn) ((pfn) >= ARCH_PFN_OFFSET && (pfn) <
>> max_mapnr)
>> +#define pfn_valid(pfn) \
>> + (((pfn) - ARCH_PFN_OFFSET) < (max_mapnr -
>> ARCH_PFN_OFFSET))
>
>
> What will happen when ARCH_PFN_OFFSET is not nul and pfn is lower than
> ARCH_PFN_OFFSET ?

I assumed that normal unsigned integers modulo would make the test
fail. But for some particular value of max_mapnr the two are indeed
not equivalent.

> Christophe
>
>
>> #endif
>> #define virt_to_pfn(kaddr) (__pa(kaddr) >> PAGE_SHIFT)
>>
>

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