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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 3/9] x86/microcode/AMD: install_equiv_cpu_table() should not return (signed) int
On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 10:06:34PM +0100, Maciej S. Szmigiero wrote:
> The maximum possible value returned by install_equiv_cpu_table() is
> UINT_MAX + CONTAINER_HDR_SZ (on a 64-bit kernel).
> This is more than (signed) int type currently returned by this function can
> hold so this function will need to return a size_t instead.

I'm trying to parse this but I'm not really sure.

All I know is:

unsigned int size = ibuf[2];

and that is really a 4-byte unsigned quantity so anything less is an
arbitrary limitation.


Good mailing practices for 400: avoid top-posting and trim the reply.

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