Re: [patch] smaller kernels

Andrew Morton (
Mon, 25 Mar 2002 16:12:10 -0800

Marcelo Tosatti wrote:
> I've just readded all asserts which you removed... if you really want to
> remove any of those, please prove me that they are useless.

I grepped a year's lkml traffic - nobody is hitting any
of them...

The quotaops.h checks were useless:

if (pointer == NULL)

The others can become calls to out_of_line_bug() if
you want. That's dget(), unhash_process(),
memclear_highpage_flush(), __skb_pull() and tcp_prequeue()

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