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Date:   Sun, 4 Jun 2017 15:16:33 +0200
From:   John Paul Adrian Glaubitz <>
To:     David Miller <>
Subject: Re: sparc gcc 7.1 compile issue

On 06/02/2017 07:28 PM, David Miller wrote:
>> Isn't a bug in the kernel if an application is able to crash to the point
>> that the machine has to be hard-rebooted?
> It can be a bug in the compiler too and not necessarily the kernel's
> fault which is what I think is happening in your case.

So, in your point of view it's perfectly fine if an application is able
to crash the whole kernel with just user privileges?

Shouldn't the kernel be able to cope with that?


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