Patchwork tcp: '< 0' test on unsigned

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Submitter roel kluin
Date March 2, 2009, 12:24 p.m.
Message ID <49ABD014.3010006@gmail.com>
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Permalink /patch/23935/
State Accepted
Delegated to: David Miller
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roel kluin - March 2, 2009, 12:24 p.m.
David Miller wrote:
> From: Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>
> Date: Mon, 2 Mar 2009 12:30:56 +0800
> 
>> Roel Kluin <roel.kluin@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> diff --git a/net/ipv4/tcp_probe.c b/net/ipv4/tcp_probe.c
>>> index 25524d4..0b9d63f 100644
>>> --- a/net/ipv4/tcp_probe.c
>>> +++ b/net/ipv4/tcp_probe.c
>>> @@ -167,7 +167,7 @@ static ssize_t tcpprobe_read(struct file *file, char __user *buf,
>>> {
>>>        int error = 0, cnt = 0;
>>>
>>> -       if (!buf || len < 0)
>>> +       if (!buf || (ssize_t)len < 0)
>>>                return -EINVAL;
>>>
>>>        while (cnt < len) {
>> Either cnt needs to be promoted, or you need to limit len to INT_MAX.
> 
> Right, since the positive range of 'size_t' can exceed that of 'int'

like this then?
------------------------------>8-------------8<---------------------------------
promote 'cnt' to size_t, to match 'len'.

Signed-off-by: Roel Kluin <roel.kluin@gmail.com>
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David Miller - March 13, 2009, 11:05 p.m.
From: Roel Kluin <roel.kluin@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 02 Mar 2009 13:24:52 +0100

> David Miller wrote:
> > From: Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>
> > Date: Mon, 2 Mar 2009 12:30:56 +0800
> > 
> >> Either cnt needs to be promoted, or you need to limit len to INT_MAX.
> > 
> > Right, since the positive range of 'size_t' can exceed that of 'int'
> 
> like this then?
> ------------------------------>8-------------8<---------------------------------
> promote 'cnt' to size_t, to match 'len'.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Roel Kluin <roel.kluin@gmail.com>

Applied, thanks.
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Patch

diff --git a/net/ipv4/tcp_probe.c b/net/ipv4/tcp_probe.c
index 25524d4..59f5b5e 100644
--- a/net/ipv4/tcp_probe.c
+++ b/net/ipv4/tcp_probe.c
@@ -165,9 +165,10 @@  static int tcpprobe_sprint(char *tbuf, int n)
 static ssize_t tcpprobe_read(struct file *file, char __user *buf,
 			     size_t len, loff_t *ppos)
 {
-	int error = 0, cnt = 0;
+	int error = 0;
+	size_t cnt = 0;
 
-	if (!buf || len < 0)
+	if (!buf)
 		return -EINVAL;
 
 	while (cnt < len) {