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Re: cvs commit: src/sys/kern kern_lockf.c

From: "Devon H. O'Dell" <dodell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 03 Mar 2005 08:22:03 +0100

On Wed, 2005-03-02 at 22:56 -0800, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> dillon      2005/03/02 22:56:41 PST
> DragonFly src repository
>   Modified files:
>     sys/kern             kern_lockf.c 
>   Log:
>   off_t is a signed value.  The last commit caused the kernel to fail with
>   a end < start panic.
>   Revision  Changes    Path
>   1.23      +1 -1      src/sys/kern/kern_lockf.c
> http://www.dragonflybsd.org/cvsweb/src/sys/kern/kern_lockf.c.diff?r1=1.22&r2=1.23&f=u

This was found by me while porting this change over to FreeBSD. In
FreeBSD, there was a case where 

 start	= 0xffffffff 
 end	= 0x7fffffff

Thus, my FreeBSD 6-CURRENT kernel was panicking with start > end.

Joerg suggested that this might be a macro error. Patching the tree with
ULLONG_MAX seemed to fix the error, but now I'm getting it again. I'll
switch the commit back in my Perforce branch and re-report. This is very


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