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SubjectRe: [PATCH] BUG preserve registers

On Sat, 9 Feb 2002, Andrew Morton wrote:
>
> gcc generally get it wrong - unreferenced strings still appear
> in the object code from multiple usage patterns. I think this
> was fixed about six months ago.

Ok. If it's already fixed in recent gcc's, and since even a unfixed gcc
should at most cause just one extra string per file, this sounds
acceptable.

> But yes, the verbose BUG overhead is now six bytes per BUG, plus
> a few bytes per file for the filename. And it's my opinion that
> the non-verbose BUG option is undesirable - it's making the
> developers' job harder. Seems that with this change, the reasons
> for CONFIG_DEBUG_BUGVERBOSE are no longer with us, and it can
> disappear.

Yes. Make it so.

Linus

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