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SubjectRe: [PATCH] test_bpf: Fix a new clang warning about xor-ing two numbers
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On 8/19/19 6:34 AM, Nathan Chancellor wrote:
> r369217 in clang added a new warning about potential misuse of the xor
> operator as an exponentiation operator:
>
> ../lib/test_bpf.c:870:13: warning: result of '10 ^ 300' is 294; did you
> mean '1e300'? [-Wxor-used-as-pow]
> { { 4, 10 ^ 300 }, { 20, 10 ^ 300 } },
> ~~~^~~~~
> 1e300
> ../lib/test_bpf.c:870:13: note: replace expression with '0xA ^ 300' to
> silence this warning
> ../lib/test_bpf.c:870:31: warning: result of '10 ^ 300' is 294; did you
> mean '1e300'? [-Wxor-used-as-pow]
> { { 4, 10 ^ 300 }, { 20, 10 ^ 300 } },
> ~~~^~~~~
> 1e300
> ../lib/test_bpf.c:870:31: note: replace expression with '0xA ^ 300' to
> silence this warning
>
> The commit link for this new warning has some good logic behind wanting
> to add it but this instance appears to be a false positive. Adopt its
> suggestion to silence the warning but not change the code. According to
> the differential review link in the clang commit, GCC may eventually
> adopt this warning as well.
>
> Link: https://github.com/ClangBuiltLinux/linux/issues/643
> Link: https://github.com/llvm/llvm-project/commit/920890e26812f808a74c60ebc14cc636dac661c1
> Signed-off-by: Nathan Chancellor <natechancellor@gmail.com>

Applied, thanks!

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