Re: Linux-2.4.0-test8-pre6

From: dean gaudet (
Date: Thu Sep 07 2000 - 13:22:50 EST

On Thu, 7 Sep 2000, Bill Wendling wrote:

> Also sprach dean gaudet:
> } On Wed, 6 Sep 2000, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> }
> } > Yeah. Maybe we fixed truncate, and maybe we didn't. I've thought that we
> } > fixed it now several times, and I was always wrong.
> }
> } obpainintheass: haven't you anti-debugger-religion folks been claiming
> } that if you don't have a debugger you're forced to "think about the code
> } to find the correct fix"? so, like, why are you guessing right now? :)
> }
> Don't be stupid.

dude, i gave at least three hints that i was joking up there. stupid
would be if i claimed that it was obvious that a debugger would have
helped this situation. instead all i'm claiming is that it's orthogonal.

> Because some bugs are very hard to fix no matter what tool/brain you
> throw at it...

so you got my point after all.


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