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SubjectRe: [PATCH] more helpful WARN_ON and BUG_ON messages
Adrian Bunk wrote:

> Who really needs this considering it implies a size increase of the
> kernel image?
>
> Using a kernel tree so unusual that you can't locate the source anymore
> sounds like an extremely rare and unintelligent situation, not something
> that must be handled.

Most debugging code makes the kernel bigger, slower... and easier to
debug, no?

It's not a question of not being -able- to locate sources; it's a
question of being able to look at a bug report and triage it quickly
without digging around to find the kernel du jour that produced it. *shrug*

-Eric
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