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SubjectRe: [PATCH -mm] sys_semctl gcc 4.1 warning fix
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On Wednesday 10 May 2006 17:37, Daniel Walker wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-05-10 at 17:21 +0100, Al Viro wrote:
> > Don't. Fix. Correct. Code.
> >
> > Ever. Because sooner or later you will paper over real bug. It's far
> > better to reject patches that just make $TOOL to STFU than risk blind
> > "fix" hiding a real bug.
>
> Couldn't agree with you more .. But I don't want to see the warning
> either ..

Maybe adding "#warning GCC false-positive in this file, line blah." would be a
suitable compromise. "Seeing" the bug isn't that big a deal, it's opening the
file up to investigate it only to find it's been investigated a million times
before and the same conclusions drawn..

--
Cheers,
Alistair.

Third year Computer Science undergraduate.
1F2 55 South Clerk Street, Edinburgh, UK.
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