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Date:	Tue, 3 Jun 2008 18:58:43 +0530
From:	"Manish Katiyar" <mkatiyar@...il.com>
To:	"Mark Asselstine" <asselsm@...il.com>
Cc:	linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org,
	kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext2 : Remove redundant condition in ext2_free_blocks()

On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 6:03 PM, Mark Asselstine <asselsm@...il.com> wrote:
> On Sat, May 31, 2008 at 2:56 PM, Manish Katiyar <mkatiyar@...il.com> wrote:
>> For two unsigned values the check "block+count < block"  is always
>> false. Thus the below patch removes that condition.
>>
> Always? What about "ULONG_MAX + 5"? I believe the answer is 4, but I
> may be wrong. You might want to rethink this one.

Yeah.... it is a total crap patch .... sorry for making the noise.

>
> RE/
> Mark
>
>> =============================================================
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Manish Katiyar <mkatiyar@...il.com>
>>
>> --- a/fs/ext2/balloc.c  2008-05-11 23:54:40.000000000 +0530
>> +++ b/fs/ext2/balloc.c  2008-06-01 00:03:44.000000000 +0530
>> @@ -499,7 +499,6 @@
>>        unsigned freed = 0, group_freed;
>>
>>        if (block < le32_to_cpu(es->s_first_data_block) ||
>> -           block + count < block ||
>>            block + count > le32_to_cpu(es->s_blocks_count)) {
>>                ext2_error (sb, "ext2_free_blocks",
>>                            "Freeing blocks not in datazone - "
>>
>>
>> =============================================================
>>
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