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Re: Reg : GSoC 2017 Microproject


On Tue, Mar 7, 2017 at 11:22 AM, Vedant Bassi <sharababy.dev@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to participate in GSoC 2017 and I have chosen the Use
> unsigned integral type for collection of bits , idea from the Micro
> projects list.
> I request the help of the community for clarifying a few questions that I have.
> 1. Is this Microproject already taken ?

As already suggested, it is a good idea to search the mailing list.
This way you can find if it has already been taken or discussed.
You can use https://public-inbox.org/git/ for that.

> 2. If it is free , I would like to point out one place where a signed
> int is used .
>       In bisect.h , the structure struct rev_list_info uses flags of
> type signed int but , the value of MSB is not checked as a test case
> for any error checking. Hence it can be of type unsigned int.
> It is only used in rev-list.c for checking cases (BISECT_SHOW_ALL and
>  Is this a valid case.

Yeah, it looks like it is a valid case.