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Date:   Fri, 23 Sep 2022 12:58:27 +0200
From:   David Hildenbrand <>
To:     John Hubbard <>, Joe Perches <>,
        Linus Torvalds <>,
        Andrew Morton <>,
        Ingo Molnar <>,
        David Laight <David.Laight@...LAB.COM>,
        Jonathan Corbet <>,
        Andy Whitcroft <>,
        Dwaipayan Ray <>,
        Lukas Bulwahn <>,
        Baoquan He <>, Vivek Goyal <>,
        Dave Young <>,
        Jani Nikula <>,
        Michael Ellerman <>,
        Nicholas Piggin <>,
        Christophe Leroy <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v1 3/3] checkpatch: warn on usage of VM_BUG_ON() and other
 BUG variants

>> And I think that "Do not crash" is a stronger statement than "Avoid crashing"
>> so I prefer the original suggestion but it's not a big deal either way.
> Yes, stronger wording is better. So how about this:
> "Do not crash the kernel unless it is absolutely unavoidable--use WARN_ON_ONCE() plus recovery code (if feasible) instead of BUG() or variants\n" . $herecurr);

Okay, let's use that.



David / dhildenb

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