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SubjectRe: Suspend 2 merge: 35/51: Code always built in to the kernel.
>>>>> "Nigel" == Nigel Cunningham <>:
Nigel> Hi.
Nigel> On Fri, 2004-11-26 at 10:32, Pavel Machek wrote:
>> Plus kernel now actually expects user interaction to solve problems
>> during boot. No, no.

Nigel> You want your cake and to eat it too? :> We don't want to warn
Nigel> the user before they shoot themselves in the foot, but not
Nigel> loudly enough that they can't help notice and choose to do
Nigel> something before the damage is done?

You're forgetting that Pavel's idea of user interaction is via BUG_ON()
and panic(). That's obviously "cleaner", "less ugly", and "smaller".

Sorry, can't help being sarcastic after watching the tone of some of
these exchanges, particularly comments from pedestals that are being
made so often. I find it rather sad.


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