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SubjectRe: [PATCH 000/141] Fix fall-through warnings for Clang
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On Sun, 2020-11-22 at 11:22 -0800, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Sun, 2020-11-22 at 11:12 -0800, James Bottomley wrote:
> > On Sun, 2020-11-22 at 10:25 -0800, Joe Perches wrote:
> > > On Sun, 2020-11-22 at 10:21 -0800, James Bottomley wrote:
> > > > Please tell me our reward for all this effort isn't a single
> > > > missing error print.
> > >
> > > There were quite literally dozens of logical defects found
> > > by the fallthrough additions. Very few were logging only.
> >
> > So can you give us the best examples (or indeed all of them if
> > someone is keeping score)? hopefully this isn't a US election
> > situation ...
>
> Gustavo? Are you running for congress now?
>
> https://lwn.net/Articles/794944/

That's 21 reported fixes of which about 50% seem to produce no change
in code behaviour at all, a quarter seem to have no user visible effect
with the remaining quarter producing unexpected errors on obscure
configuration parameters, which is why no-one really noticed them
before.

James


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