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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.
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