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Date:	Tue, 25 Dec 2012 12:26:57 +0100
From:	Antonio Quartulli <ordex@...istici.org>
To:	Akinobu Mita <akinobu.mita@...il.com>
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, akpm@...ux-foundation.org,
	Marek Lindner <lindner_marek@...oo.de>,
	Simon Wunderlich <siwu@....tu-chemnitz.de>,
	b.a.t.m.a.n@...ts.open-mesh.org,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 19/29] batman-adv: fix random jitter calculation

On Mon, Dec 24, 2012 at 11:14:06AM +0900, Akinobu Mita wrote:
> batadv_iv_ogm_emit_send_time() attempts to calculates a random integer
> in the range of 'orig_interval +- BATADV_JITTER' by the below lines.
> 
>         msecs = atomic_read(&bat_priv->orig_interval) - BATADV_JITTER;
>         msecs += (random32() % 2 * BATADV_JITTER);
> 
> But it actually gets 'orig_interval' or 'orig_interval - BATADV_JITTER'
> because '%' and '*' have same precedence and associativity is
> left-to-right.
> 
> This adds the parentheses at the appropriate position so that it matches
> original intension.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Akinobu Mita <akinobu.mita@...il.com>
> Cc: Marek Lindner <lindner_marek@...oo.de>
> Cc: Simon Wunderlich <siwu@....tu-chemnitz.de>
> Cc: Antonio Quartulli <ordex@...istici.org>
> Cc: b.a.t.m.a.n@...ts.open-mesh.org
> Cc: "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>
> Cc: netdev@...r.kernel.org
> ---

Acked-by: Antonio Quartulli <ordex@...istici.org>

But I would suggest to apply this change to net, since it is a fix.

Cheers,


-- 
Antonio Quartulli

..each of us alone is worth nothing..
Ernesto "Che" Guevara

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