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    SubjectRe: Profanity in the Linux Kernel?!?!?
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    Stephen Frost <sfrost@ns.snowman.net> said:
    > On Fri, 11 Jun 1999, Horst von Brand wrote:

    [...]

    > > Bitching here about foul language in general doesn't get the kernel anywhere.

    > Except that you all havn't been looking at actual kernel code. Here's
    > an actual segment of code from the kernel (arch/sparc64/kernel/traps.c):
    >
    > printk("SHIT[%s:%d]: "
    > "(PP[%016lx] CACH[%016lx] CTX[%x] g1g3[%016lx] g2[%016lx]) ",
    > current->comm, current->pid,
    > pgd_phys, pgd_cache, ctx, g1_or_g3, g2);
    [etc]

    > As you can see, LOTS of info is printed out. I don't really follow
    > what it all means, except the 'SHIT', which happily tells me something
    > BAD happened. :)
    > Of course, for all I know 'SHIT' could be a valid reister. ;)

    OK, who signs responsible for this file? Can somebody clarify what is going
    on here? Somebody in the know reword the messages for clarity?

    _That_ moves the kernel forward.
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    Dr. Horst H. von Brand mailto:vonbrand@inf.utfsm.cl
    Departamento de Informatica Fono: +56 32 654431
    Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria +56 32 654239
    Casilla 110-V, Valparaiso, Chile Fax: +56 32 797513

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