David Woodhouse <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> email@example.com said:
> > Your patch (tries to) transform a compile and link time check into a
> > runtime check. Not nice.
> It transforms a broken and cryptic compile-time check into a correct and
> informative runtime check.
These "broken and cryptic" checks have been done several times now. You
could certainly add a note to this effect to the documentation on building
Building a known broken kernel just for the sake of "better error
reporting" is dead wrong, IMO.
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