Re: [PATCH] Multiple & vs. && and | vs. || bugs in 2.4.20

John Levon (
Mon, 3 Mar 2003 03:02:24 +0000

On Sun, Mar 02, 2003 at 06:03:57PM -0800, Norbert Kiesel wrote:

> What's IMHO more important is that the original code was producing the
> correct result, so the patch for acm.c is not really necessary. This is
> also true for the patches for gus_midi.c, gus-wave.c, and i2c-proc.c.

Even the patch isn't *necessary* (i.e. does not change behaviour) it's
still a good idea.

I've been working on a -Wboolean-bitops. It seems to work at least a
bit, but I don't really know anything about gcc so it's probably
brain-damaged. Alas, current gcc CVS seems to have real issues with the
kernel ATM (as in, segfaults on scripts/empty.c immediately).

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