Re: typecast bug in sched.c bites reschedule_idle on alpha

From: Andy Isaacson (
Date: Thu Jul 17 2003 - 17:28:23 EST

On Fri, Jul 18, 2003 at 02:20:43AM +0400, Ivan Kokshaysky wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 17, 2003 at 04:51:39PM -0500, Andy Isaacson wrote:
> > Since asm-alpha/timex.h defines cycles_t as unsigned int, this
> > comparison is always false. Changing it to (cycles_t)-1 fixes the
> > problem.
> Nice catch, Andy. Thanks.

Wasn't me, it was Bruce Keller (but I don't know if he wants his email
address plastered all over linux-kernel). I just cleaned up and
prepared a patch with bug description.

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