[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v2] packet: Fix undefined behavior in bit shift

David Miller davem at davemloft.net
Thu Jun 27 17:34:24 UTC 2019


From: Jiunn Chang <c0d1n61at3 at gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2019 11:57:28 -0500

> On Thu, Jun 27, 2019 at 09:22:53AM -0700, David Miller wrote:
>> From: Shuah Khan <skhan at linuxfoundation.org>
>> Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 21:32:52 -0600
>> 
>> > On 6/26/19 9:25 PM, Jiunn Chang wrote:
>> >> Shifting signed 32-bit value by 31 bits is undefined.  Changing most
>> >> significant bit to unsigned.
>> >> Changes included in v2:
>> >>    - use subsystem specific subject lines
>> >>    - CC required mailing lists
>> >> 
>> > 
>> > These version change lines don't belong in the change log.
>> 
>> For networking changes I actually like the change lines to be in the
>> commit log.  So please don't stray people this way, thanks.
> 
> Hello David,
> 
> Would you like me to send v3 with the change log in the patch description?

I'll use v2 which had this done correctly.


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