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Date:   Fri, 10 May 2019 22:09:30 -0400
From:   "Theodore Ts'o" <>
To:     Colin King <>
Cc:     Andreas Dilger <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH][next] ext4: fix two cases where a u32 is being checked
 for a less than zero error return

On Fri, Apr 26, 2019 at 11:09:08PM +0100, Colin King wrote:
> From: Colin Ian King <>
> There are two cases where u32 variables n and err are being checked
> for less than zero error values, the checks is always false because
> the variables are not signed. Fix this by making the variables ints.
> Addresses-Coverity: ("Unsigned compared against 0")
> Fixes: 345c0dbf3a30 ("ext4: protect journal inode's blocks using block_validity")
> Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <>

Thanks, applied.

					- Ted

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