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SubjectRe: [2.6 patch][3/3] mm/ BUG -> BUG_ON conversions
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Am Sonntag, 29. August 2004 14:03 schrieb Jens Axboe:
> > The intention is, to add an option that lets BUG/BUG_ON/WARN_ON/PAGE_BUG
> > do nothing. This option should be hidden under EMBEDDED.
> >
> > In some environments, this seems to be desirable.
>
> That only makes sense if you are using BUG incorrectly. A BUG()
> condition is something that is non-recoverable, undefining that doesn't
> make any sense regardless of the environment.

Why not? Giving reports about unrecoverable errors is sensible
only if the report can be read. On system this is not the case, you
can just salvage the memory and let it crash.

Regards
Oliver
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