[PATCH] __vm_enough_memory() signedness fix
[linux-2.6.git] / mm / nommu.c
index ce74452..fd4e8df 100644 (file)
@@ -1167,7 +1167,11 @@ int __vm_enough_memory(long pages, int cap_sys_admin)
           leave 3% of the size of this process for other processes */
        allowed -= current->mm->total_vm / 32;
 
-       if (atomic_read(&vm_committed_space) < allowed)
+       /*
+        * cast `allowed' as a signed long because vm_committed_space
+        * sometimes has a negative value
+        */
+       if (atomic_read(&vm_committed_space) < (long)allowed)
                return 0;
 
        vm_unacct_memory(pages);