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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] lockdep,rtmutex,bug: Show taint flags on error
    On Wed, 2011-11-16 at 21:52 +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote:
    > On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 04:36:55AM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
    > > Currently lock debugging is disabled when the kernel is tainted, with
    > > a few exceptions. It is already recognised that this can be useful
    > > for staging modules (TAINT_CRAP), but that also goes for out-of-tree
    > > modules (TAINT_OOT_MODULE) so long as core kernel developers don't
    > > have to spend time debugging them. Also, there are several reasons
    > > for tainting that are unlikely to introduce false locking bug reports

    > > Instead of disabling lock debugging, show the taint flags in all
    > > lockdep and rtmutex-debug error messages.

    So this is two patches in one. I took the last part, the printing of the
    taint flags thing, not the first part.

    I did a small patch adding TAINT_FIRMWARE_WORKAROUND to the list of
    TAINTS that shouldn't disable lockdep.

    As for OOT_MODULE, with staging the only reason not to merge a module is
    it being the wrong license and I really can't be arsed about OOT stuff
    anyway, so no.

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