> 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 the kernel.
> Building a known broken kernel just for the sake of "better error
> reporting" is dead wrong, IMO.
The fact that the error is reported in a cryptic fashion is a minor issue.
The important point is that the check itself is broken and not guaranteed
to work even with good compilers.
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