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SubjectRe: 2.1.21 patches for a clean compile
In, Christian Kirsch <> wrote:
>Alan Cox wrote:
>> I'm much more concerned about having _correct_ drivers than ones that happen
>> to compile.

>This is a very subtle and fine point that I'm probably not intelligent enough to understand: A
>driver that fails to compile but still works. Mut be something virtual ;-)

Better a driver which fails during compilation, so that people are
warned (although I'd prefer an #error line, myself) than a driver which
compiles ok but which erases my hard disk, blows up my cat and starts
World War III.

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