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SubjectRe: checkpatch, a patch checking script.
On Sat, Apr 28, 2007 at 11:15:04AM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > The warning is bogus imho. How do you write recovery code for internal
> > > broken code logic?
> >
> > Yes, it is marginal. But people do very often reach for BUG_ON() where
> > they could have at least partly recovered in some fashion - enough for the
> > info to hit the logs so we have a better chance of fixing it.
>
> At least one way to handle BUG_ON() type situations more cleanly (for
> some anyway) is to fake a hot-unplug/plug event. Thats something that

That would have a high risk of deadlock on some lost lock.

-Andi
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