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Date:	Tue, 14 Nov 2006 02:46:28 +0100
From:	Andi Kleen <ak@...e.de>
To:	vgoyal@...ibm.com
Cc:	linux kernel mailing list <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	Reloc Kernel List <fastboot@...ts.osdl.org>,
	ebiederm@...ssion.com, akpm@...l.org, hpa@...or.com,
	magnus.damm@...il.com, lwang@...hat.com, dzickus@...hat.com
Subject: Re: [RFC] [PATCH 2/16] x86_64: Assembly safe page.h and pgtable.h


> 
> I think we need these UL suffixes. Otherwise in some cases overflow
> can take place and compiler emits warning.
> 
> For ex. in following definition I got rid of UL.
> 
> #define PGDIR_SIZE      (1 << PGDIR_SHIFT) 

Yes for the shifts it is needed, but not for the unshifted constants.
I think. At least when they're hex the compiler should chose the right
type on its own.

-Andi
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