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SubjectRe: BUGed to death
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Jens Axboe <axboe@suse.de> writes:

> On Tue, Apr 15 2003, Duncan Sands wrote:
>> On Monday 14 April 2003 22:19, Martin J. Bligh wrote:
>> > Seems all these bug checks are fairly expensive. I can get 1%
>> > back on system time for kernel compiles by changing BUG to
>> > "do {} while (0)" to make them all compile away. Profiles aren't
>> > very revealing though ... seems to be within experimental error ;-(
>>
>> What happens if you just turn BUG_ON into "do {} while (0)"?
>
> If you do that, you must audit every single BUG_ON to make sure the
> expression doesn't have any side effects.
>
> BUG_ON(do_the_good_stuff());

#define BUG_ON(x) x; do the trick. With any luck the compiler will
throw away most of the simple comparisons and whatnot.

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Sean Neakums - <sneakums@zork.net>
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