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    SubjectRe: -mm -> 2.6.13 merge status
    Pekka J Enberg wrote:

    > Hi Hans,
    > On Thu, 2005-06-23 at 00:42 -0700, Hans Reiser wrote:
    >
    >> > These assertion codes are meaningless to the rest of us so please drop
    >> > them.
    >> I think you don't appreciate the role of assertions in making code
    >> easier to audit and debug.
    >
    >
    > I did not say you should drop the assertions. I referred to the
    > "nikita-955" part which is redundant and pointless. Using
    > __FILE__:__LINE__ (or BUG_ON even) will give you enough information to
    > identify where the error occured.

    but then it does not tell me who I assign the bug to.

    >
    > Because Reiser4 hitting an error condition and restarting the machine
    > silently is silly. Just do panic() there.

    Well, it seems we agreed and did not realize it. Oh well. The silent
    restart seems like a silly option to have available. If someone can
    think of a case where it is useful, let me know, otherwise vs please
    remove it.

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