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SubjectRe: [bugfix] SMP, shm-2.3.52-A0
Manfred Spraul wrote:
>
> From: "Andrew Morton" <morton@nortelnetworks.com>
> >
> > Prevent this from ever happening again....
> I would love to see a kassert() macro in the kernel, but

Most assuredly. Strong assertion usage can save _months_.

> > +
> > + KASSERT(spin_is_locked(&kernel_flag));
> >
> Did you actually test your patch?

Well, yes, for SMP only. It was kinda tongue-in-cheek. A proper
framework gets a lot more sophisticated that that one.

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