Faults in Linux: Saying yes to floating point values

As part of my project, while reading the reports, I came to know about bugs of type which were about using floating point values in Linux Kernel code.  There were many in the versions 2.4.x and 2.6.x. I was also required to list FPs (false positives) by Coccinelle. This post is be about, bug type of using floating point values in Linux Kernel.

You can view the complete report as a PDF here and as a HTML file here.

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