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SubjectRe: Ugh in 2.1.60
David Woodhouse wrote:
> Isn't it a bit difficult to get "file and line number" information?
> Personally, I liked the approach that I saw in a recent 2.1 kernel:
>
> if (code has done somthing wrong)
> *(int *)0=0;
>
> I've forgotten where it was now, but it definitely made sure the offending
> code was fixed :)

The copy_xx_user functions are actually macros, so you can have the
compiler embed the source file name and line (__FILE__, __LINE__, I
think.)

In this case generating an oops would be too draconian -- the code works
_most_ of the time, we just want to find it and make it 100%.

Regards,
Bill

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