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SubjectRe: [git patches] two warning fixes
Linus Torvalds wrote:

>
> I think "must_check" is an abomination. It makes the callee dictate what
> the caller has to do, but dammit, if the callee really "knows" its errors
> are that serious, it should damn well handle them itself.
>
> The whole "sysfs_create_file()" thing is an example of that. If it fails,
> it fails. The caller can't do anythign about it anyway, except perhaps
> print a message. Why the hell does such a function have the "right" to
> dictate what the user should do?

Well, that's just how OO fascists think. An object dictates to the user
what he/she can do with it, as opposed to the user can do what he
wants/needs.


Tim
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