Subject: Re: OpenFirmware, node numbers, handles etc.
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.org>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 11/28/2007 01:36:49
> is there a good reason why OF handles, node numbers etc. are
> represented as int in our code? As far as I can tell using a signed
> type here only causes trouble since at least node numbers may well
> have the upper bit set.
Perhaps I'm missing something, but, what difference does it make if
some of the values happen to be negative? They're just opaque handles,
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