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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Ratelimit SO_BSDCOMPAT warnings
    On Mon, 18 Aug 2003 18:15:40 -0400
    Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:

    > On Mon, 18 Aug 2003 15:06:05 PDT, Phil Oester said:
    > > static void sock_warn_obsolete_bsdism(const char *name)
    > > {
    > > - printk(KERN_WARNING "process `%s' is using obsolete "
    > > - "%s SO_BSDCOMPAT\n", current->comm, name);
    > > + static int warned;
    > > +
    > > + if (!warned) {
    > > + warned = 1;
    >
    > Umm.. am I dense, or does this only warn once for *the first program*
    > to do it after the system boots? And you don't get another warning about
    > any OTHER programs until you reboot in a few weeks (possibly)?

    Yes, this patch does suck hard.

    I see no reason to apply this, just fix your apps and the
    warning will stop. There's only a handful of programs
    that trigger this at all.

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