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Date:	Tue, 25 Sep 2012 21:28:36 -0400
From:	Steven Rostedt <>
To:	Daniel Santos <>
	LKML <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 0/25] Generic Red-Black Trees (still WIP)

On Tue, 2012-09-25 at 20:02 -0500, Daniel Santos wrote:
> >> Q&A
> >> ===
> >> Q: Why did you add BUILD_BUG_ON_NON_CONST() and
> > A: Because BUILD_BUG_ON_NON_CONST42() will crash if it does not result
> > in the answer to life, the universe and everything!
> By the way, I have a theory before time, God was writing code on some
> cosmic computer (beyond our understanding, of course) when he
> accidentally tried to divide by zero, resulting in a core dump that we
> now know as the universe we live in.  So thus, we are just the excrement
> of some celestial computer after it failed to properly execute its code.

And that operation on which God failed on was:

ans = 42 / 0

Which totally explains the point where... "to understand the answer, you
must first understand the question".

-- Steve

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