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    SubjectRe: [regression] nf_iterate(), BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference
    On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 08:11:49AM -0500, Matt Mackall wrote:
    > You don't honestly expect people to correctly code to such a standard,
    > do you? People will assume that ksize never fails, they will be wrong,
    > and computers will die.

    If we follow this argument then most of our interfaces would be

    > > You're taking
    > > away an entire interface just because an underlying implementation
    > > that's used by a very small proportion of users doesn't do the
    > > right thing.
    > Umm, no. There were very few users to being with, so it was actually a
    > fairly large proportion. And that suggested the interface was a bad
    > idea.

    Huh? I'm talking about users of the kernel. A very small proportion
    of those use SLOB.

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