[PATCH 0/10] use safer test on the result of find_first_zero_bit

Geert Uytterhoeven geert at linux-m68k.org
Wed Jun 4 02:35:37 PDT 2014

Hi Julia,

On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 11:07 AM, Julia Lawall <Julia.Lawall at lip6.fr> wrote:
> Find_first_zero_bit considers BITS_PER_LONG bits at a time, and thus may
> return a larger number than the maximum position argument if that position
> is not a multiple of BITS_PER_LONG.

Shouldn't this be fixed in find_first_zero_bit() instead?



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