[PATCH] change compat shmget size arg to signed

Stephen Rothwell sfr at canb.auug.org.au
Fri Feb 24 11:12:42 EST 2006

On Fri, 24 Feb 2006 00:27:17 +0100 Olaf Hering <olh at suse.de> wrote:
>  On Fri, Feb 24, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> > Does the ltp test fail on a standard kernel(where SHMMAX is 0x2000000), or
> > only on a SLES kernel (where SHMMAX is ULONG_MAX)?
> It fails with SLES9 and SLES10. SLES9 has 0x2000000 as default.

So what was shm_ctlmax set to when the test was run.

I am trying to figure out why this test:

if (size < SHMMIN || size > shm_ctlmax)
                return -EINVAL;

Doesn't return -EINVAL for size == 0xffffffff if shm_ctlmax is 0x2000000?

Stephen Rothwell                    sfr at canb.auug.org.au
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