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SubjectRe: [PATCH] posix-clock: Use an unsigned data type for a variable

On Sun, 20 Dec 2015, SF Markus Elfring wrote:

> >> Reuse the type from this poll call instead.
> >
> > Why use uint when the function return type it unsigned int?
> Do you prefer to express the type modifier once more there?

I don't know what the sentence means, but I think that the type should be
referenced in a consistent manner.

> > On the other hand, why is the function return type unsigned int
> > when there is a return of a negative constant?
> This implementation detail can trigger further software development
> considerations, can't it?

It would seem reasonable to address all of the signed/unsigned issues
related to the function return value at once.


> This is a general issue for the exception handling in several functions.
> Would you like to improve any more source code around it?
> Regards,
> Markus
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