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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 05/11] XFS: Fix lock ASSERT on UP
    > So this means we only ever check that the spinlock is held when
    > lockdep is turned on instead of whenever CONFIG_XFS_DEBUG is set?

    You should regularly test with lockdep anyways. If you don't you clearly
    have a testing gap. lockdep is likely to find many more locking bugs
    than any of your very sparse manual annotations.

    > That means it will rarely get checked during development instead of
    > all the time. That's not an improvement IMO....

    It's an improvement that an !CONFIG_SMP && CONFIG_XFS_DEBUG kernel
    will not blow up anymore.


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