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SubjectRe: omapfb/dss: Delete an error message for a failed memory allocation in three functions
Hi Markus,

On Mon, Nov 27, 2017 at 7:12 PM, SF Markus Elfring
<> wrote:
>>> Can a default allocation failure report provide the information
>>> which you might expect so far?
>> You should be able to answer that question yourself.
> I can not answer this detail completely myself because my knowledge
> is incomplete about your concrete expectations for the exception handling
> which can lead to different views for the need of additional error messages.

It may be a good idea to try to trigger an out-of-memory condition yourself,
and see what happens?

>> And if you are unable to do so, just do not sent changes pointed
>> by any code analysis tools.
> They can point aspects out for further software development considerations,
> can't they?

Sure. But I think it is a good experience to witness what can happen if you
"violate" these "coding standards written by other people", and learn to
understand why they were written, increasing your own knowledge.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
-- Linus Torvalds

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