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Date:	Thu, 30 May 2013 12:18:13 +0100
From:	"David Laight" <David.Laight@...LAB.COM>
To:	"Cong Wang" <amwang@...hat.com>, <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Cc:	"Ben Hutchings" <bhutchings@...arflare.com>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
	"Simon Horman" <horms@...ge.net.au>
Subject: RE: [Patch net-next v3] net: clean up skb headers code 

> commit 1a37e412a0225fcba5587 (net: Use 16bits for *_headers
> fields of struct skbuff) converts skb->*_header to u16,
> some #if NET_SKBUFF_DATA_USES_OFFSET are now useless,
> and to be safe, we could just use "X = ~(typeof(X))0;"
> as suggested by David and Ben.

IIRC ~(unsigned short)0 is the same as ~0 and will be -1.
define an actual constant with value 0xffff

	David



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