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    SubjectRe: I request inclusion of reiser4 in the mainline kernel
    Nikita Danilov <> wrote:
    > Stephen Pollei writes:
    > > On 9/19/05, Horst von Brand <> wrote:
    > > > Nikita Danilov <> wrote:
    > > > > It's other way around: declaration is guarded by the preprocessor
    > > > > conditional so that nobody accidentally use znode_is_loaded()
    > > > > outside of the debugging mode.

    > > > Since when has a missing declaration prevented anyone calling a
    > > > function in C?!

    > It issues a warning, which is enough, given that reiser4 code was
    > warning-free most of the time.

    It is supposed to go into the kernel, which is not exactly warning-free.
    Besides, you don't know what idiotic new warnings the gcc people might
    dream up the next round, so just relying on no warnings is extremely

    As was said before: It it is /really/ wrong, arrange for it not to compile
    or not to link. If it isn't, well... then it wasn't that wrong anyway.
    Dr. Horst H. von Brand User #22616
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