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Date:	Tue, 25 Dec 2012 13:37:53 -0800 (PST)
From:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:	akinobu.mita@...il.com
Cc:	ordex@...istici.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	akpm@...ux-foundation.org, lindner_marek@...oo.de,
	siwu@....tu-chemnitz.de, b.a.t.m.a.n@...ts.open-mesh.org,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 19/29] batman-adv: fix random jitter calculation

From: Akinobu Mita <akinobu.mita@...il.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2012 06:35:37 +0900

> 2012/12/25 Antonio Quartulli <ordex@...istici.org>:
>> 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.
> 
> I agree.
> David, please consider to apply this patch for 3.8-rc*.
> 

All patches I should consider seriously should be properly
reposted for review and inclusion.
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