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Date:   Sun, 17 Feb 2019 19:26:29 +1100
From:   Michael Ellerman <>
To:     Andreas Schwab <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] powerpc/64s: Fix possible corruption on big endian due to pgd/pud_present()

Andreas Schwab <> writes:

> On Feb 14 2019, Michael Ellerman <> wrote:
>> The fix is simple, we need to convert the result of the bitwise && to
>> an int before returning it.
> Alternatively, the return type could be changed to bool, so that the
> compiler does the right thing by itself.

Yes that would be preferable. All other architectures return an int so
I wasn't game to switch to bool for a fix. But I don't see why it should
matter so I'll do a patch using bool for next.


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