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Date:	Sun, 1 Jun 2008 00:40:32 +0530
From:	"Manish Katiyar" <mkatiyar@...il.com>
To:	"Al Viro" <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>
Cc:	linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org,
	kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext3 : Remove redundant condition in ext3_free_blocks_sb()

On Sun, Jun 1, 2008 at 12:35 AM, Al Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk> wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 01, 2008 at 12:26:41AM +0530, Manish Katiyar wrote:
>> For two unsigned values the check "block+count < block"  is always
>> false. Thus the below patch removes that condition.
>
> Really?  Always?
>
>        unsigned block = 1;
>        unsigned count = ~0U;
>
> What will be the value and type of block + count?  What will be the
> value of block + count < block?

Oooops....my bad, but I doubt if we pass such values in ext* code anywhere.

>



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