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Re: [Patch, MIPS] Fix warning from malloc/malloc.c
- From: "Carlos O'Donell" <carlos at redhat dot com>
- To: Steve Ellcey <sellcey at imgtec dot com>, libc-alpha at sourceware dot org
- Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2014 20:18:38 -0500
- Subject: Re: [Patch, MIPS] Fix warning from malloc/malloc.c
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On 12/10/2014 08:13 PM, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
> On 12/10/2014 06:13 PM, Steve Ellcey wrote:
>> Here is a fix for another warning (now error) found in my MIPS build.
>> malloc.c: In function '__posix_memalign':
>> malloc.c:4976:50: error: logical not is only applied to the left hand side of comparison [-Werror=logical-not-parentheses]
>> || !powerof2 (alignment / sizeof (void *)) != 0
>> cc1: all warnings being treated as errors
>> The fix is to remove the '!= 0' comparision since it is redundant.
> Removing '!= 0' creates a boolean coersion from the int type and we avoid
> this in glibc because it is clearer to say exactly what you mean e.g. != 0 or == 0.
> Is not the right fix to add a bracket to clarify the `!` is applied to the left
> side only e.g. "|| (!powerof2 (alignment / sizeof (void *))) != 0"?
What I said is wrong, I see powerof2 returns a boolean.
>> OK to checkin?