Re: [patch] smaller kernels

Marcelo Tosatti (
Mon, 25 Mar 2002 20:11:16 -0300 (BRT)

On Mon, 25 Mar 2002, Andrew Morton wrote:

> 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...

Anyway, they may catch bugs introduced by new modifications...

> The quotaops.h checks were useless:
> if (pointer == NULL)
> BUG();
> dereference(pointer);
> The others can become calls to out_of_line_bug() if
> you want.

Please do, thanks.

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