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Date:	Sat, 26 Jan 2013 15:38:16 +0100
From:	Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@...il.com>
To:	Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
Cc:	liguang <lig.fnst@...fujitsu.com>, mingo@...hat.com,
	peterz@...radead.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH]cputime: make bool type for steal ticks

2013/1/26 Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>:
> On Sat, 2013-01-26 at 01:45 +0100, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
>> > diff --git a/kernel/sched/cputime.c b/kernel/sched/cputime.c
> []
>> > @@ -282,7 +282,7 @@ static __always_inline bool steal_account_process_tick(void)
> []
>> > -               return st;
>> > +               return !!st;
>>
>> I would expect gcc to perform the semantic "!!" cast implicitly. I
>> just did some basic tests locally and it does.
>> I prefer to be paranoid and not do any assumption though, unless I'm
>> told gcc always guarantees this correct implicit cast. I'm queuing
>> this patch and will send it to Ingo.
>
> It's unnecessary.
>
> 6.3.1.2p1:
>
> "When any scalar value is converted to _Bool, the result is 0
> if the value compares equal to 0; otherwise, the result is 1."

Ok then I'll ignore this patch. If somebody oppose, raise your hand.

Thanks.
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