Re: [reiserfs-list] ReiserFS Oops (2.4.1, deterministic, symlink related)
Gregory Maxwell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mon, 5 Feb 2001 00:21:19 -0500
On Sun, Feb 04, 2001 at 08:50:13PM -0600, Brian Wolfe wrote:
> From the debate raging here is what I gathered is acceptable....
> make it blow up fataly and immediatly if it detects Red Hat + gcc 2.96-red_hat_broken(forgot version num)
> make it provide a URL to get the patch to remove this safeguard if you really want this.
> The fatal crash should be VERY carefull to only trigger on a redhat system with the broken compiler. And to satisfy your agument that people may need to be able to use it, provide a reverse patch to remove this safeguard in one easy cat file | patch.
No. There are *many* other compilers out there which are much *more* broken
then anything RedHat has recently shipped. Unfortunatly, there is no easy
way to accuratly test for such bugs (because once they can be boiled down to
a simple test they are very rapidly fixed, what's left is voodoo).
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to email@example.com
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/