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Date:   Wed, 22 Apr 2020 18:21:13 -0700
From:   Bart Van Assche <>
To:     Walter Wu <>,
        Matthias Brugger <>,
        Thomas Gleixner <>,
        Peter Zijlstra <>,
        Ingo Molnar <>,
        Josh Poimboeuf <>,
        Andrew Morton <>
        wsd_upstream <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] stacktrace: cleanup inconsistent variable type

On 4/20/20 6:35 PM, Walter Wu wrote:
> Modify the variable type of 'skip' member of struct stack_trace.
> In theory, the 'skip' variable type should be unsigned int.
> There are two reasons:
> - The 'skip' only has two situation, 1)Positive value, 2)Zero
> - The 'skip' of struct stack_trace has inconsistent type with struct
>    stack_trace_data, it makes a bit confusion in the relationship between
>    struct stack_trace and stack_trace_data.

Reviewed-by: Bart Van Assche <>

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