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SubjectRe: 2.6.26-rc6-git2: Reported regressions from 2.6.25
On Sat, Jun 14, 2008 at 10:04 PM, Rafael J. Wysocki <> wrote:
> If you know of any other unresolved regressions from 2.6.25, please let me know
> either and I'll add them to the list. Also, please let me know if any of the
> entries below are invalid.

was just reported today. Seems to have been caused by

commit 3ac7fe5a4aab409bd5674d0b070bce97f9d20872
Author: Thomas Gleixner <>
Date: Wed Apr 30 00:55:01 2008 -0700

infrastructure to debug (dynamic) objects

which was introduced just after v2.6.25, but not discovered until now,
probably because it requires the (admittedly obscure) combination of
lockdep and slub/object debugging.


"The animistic metaphor of the bug that maliciously sneaked in while
the programmer was not looking is intellectually dishonest as it
disguises that the error is the programmer's own creation."
-- E. W. Dijkstra, EWD1036

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