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Date:   Wed, 25 Sep 2019 13:05:43 +0200
From:   "Alvaro G. M" <>
To:     Dan Carpenter <>
Cc:     Radhey Shyam Pandey <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Michal Simek <>,
        Russell King <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] net: axienet: fix a signedness bug in probe

Hi, Dan

On Wed, Sep 25, 2019 at 01:59:11PM +0300, Dan Carpenter wrote:
> The "lp->phy_mode" is an enum but in this context GCC treats it as an
> unsigned int so the error handling is never triggered.
>  		lp->phy_mode = of_get_phy_mode(pdev->dev.of_node);
> -		if (lp->phy_mode < 0) {
> +		if ((int)lp->phy_mode < 0) {

This (almost) exact code appears in a lot of different drivers too,
so maybe it'd be nice to review them all and apply the same cast if needed?

Best regards

Alvaro G. M.

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