[PATCH] ppc64: fix lparcfg datatype and bad math.
will_schmidt at vnet.ibm.com
Tue Sep 13 23:19:40 EST 2005
Paul Mackerras wrote:
> will schmidt writes:
>>This patch fixes two problems with the string parsing code out of lparcfg.
>>First, it changes the data type of a char array to be unsigned. This
>>prevents some nasty behavior when the code is built with -fsigned-char,
> OK, making it explicitly unsigned char is good, but why would we ever
> build the kernel with -fsigned-char?
I dont know why we would build with -fsigned-char. It appears that we
used to build that way (at least, back in 2.4), I dont recall the
discussions surrounding removing that flag, so only really mention the
parm because it took a bit to figure out. :-)
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