[Pkg-acpi-devel] Bug#616194: Bug#616194: acpid: FTBFS (error: comparison between signed and unsigned integer expressions)

Michael Meskes meskes at debian.org
Thu Mar 3 11:19:23 UTC 2011

> How about this patch?

I prefer fixing the bug over working around it. Even makes the patch smaller:

--- acpid-2.0.8.orig/kacpimon/libnetlink.c
+++ acpid-2.0.8/kacpimon/libnetlink.c
@@ -518,7 +518,7 @@
 int addraw_l(struct nlmsghdr *n, int maxlen, const void *data, int len)
-	if ((int)NLMSG_ALIGN(n->nlmsg_len) + NLMSG_ALIGN(len) > maxlen) {
+	if ((int)NLMSG_ALIGN(n->nlmsg_len) + (int)NLMSG_ALIGN(len) > maxlen) {
 		fprintf(stderr, "addraw_l ERROR: message exceeded bound of %d\n",maxlen);
 		return -1;

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