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Date:	Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:45:45 -0700
From:	Linus Torvalds <>
To:	"Frank Ch. Eigler" <>
Cc:	Markus Trippelsdorf <>,
	Steven Rostedt <>,
	Alexei Starovoitov <>,
	Michel Dänzer <>,
	Jakub Jelinek <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
	Debian GCC Maintainers <>,
	Debian Kernel Team <>
Subject: Re: Random panic in load_balance() with 3.16-rc

On Mon, Jul 28, 2014 at 5:26 AM, Frank Ch. Eigler <> wrote:
> Please note that the data produced by "-g -fvar-tracking" is consumed
> by tools like systemtap, perf, crash, and makes a significant
> difference to the observability of debug AND non-debug kernels.

Yeah, and compared to having a buggy kernel, I care exactly this much: "".

Besides, "significant difference" is very debatable indeed. It may be
noticeable, it's likely not actually significant.

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