[PATCH] math-emu: correct test for downshifting fraction in _FP_FROM_INT()
davem at davemloft.net
Wed Jul 21 11:45:48 EST 2010
From: Mikael Pettersson <mikpe at it.uu.se>
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2010 23:58:42 +0200
> The kernel's math-emu code contains a macro _FP_FROM_INT() which is
> used to convert an integer to a raw normalized floating-point value.
> It does this basically in three steps:
> The fix is simple: the exponent comparison used to determine if the
> fraction should be downshifted must be "<=" not "<".
> I'm sending a kernel module to test this as a reply to this message.
> There are also SPARC user-space test cases in the GCC bug entry.
> Signed-off-by: Mikael Pettersson <mikpe at it.uu.se>
Applied and I'll make sure this gets into -stable too.
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