Re: [PATCH] Illustration of warning explosion silliness

From: Jeff Garzik
Date: Thu Sep 28 2006 - 19:18:52 EST

Andrew Morton wrote:
There, I feel better now. If you want to see the other warnings, set

While Googling around for Hobson's Choice[1], I realized that we are presented with the utterly apropos Morton's Fork:'s_Fork

With CONFIG_ENABLE_MUST_CHECK warning explosion, we must choose between seeing warnings in our own code, but missing __must_check bugs, and seeing all the __must_check bugs but obscuring our own day-to-day devel problems.

In the future, I would hope that it would be reasonable to merge a feature like this along with the cleanups that avoid a warning explosion.



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