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Date:   Fri, 17 May 2019 11:25:06 +0100
From:   Lee Jones <lee.jones@...aro.org>
To:     Philippe Mazenauer <philippe.mazenauer@...look.de>
Cc:     Theodore Ts'o <tytso@....edu>,
        Andreas Dilger <adilger.kernel@...ger.ca>,
        "linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org" <linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext4: Variable to signed to check return code

On Fri, 17 May 2019, Philippe Mazenauer wrote:

> Variables 'n' and 'err' are both used for less-than-zero error checking,
> however both are declared as unsigned. Ensure ext4_map_blocks() and
> add_system_zone() are able to have their return values propagated
> correctly by redefining them both as signed integers.
> 
> ../fs/ext4/block_validity.c:158:9: warning: comparison of unsigned
> expression < 0 is always false [-Wtype-limits]
>     if (n < 0) {
>         ^
> 
> ../fs/ext4/block_validity.c:173:12: warning: comparison of unsigned
> expression < 0 is always false [-Wtype-limits]
>     if (err < 0)
>         ^
> 
> Signed-off-by: Philippe Mazenauer <philippe.mazenauer@...look.de>
> ---
>  fs/ext4/block_validity.c | 3 ++-
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

Acked-by: Lee Jones <lee.jones@...aro.org>

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