Re: [linux-usb-devel] Re: [BK PATCH] USB changes for 2.5.34

From: Rob Landley (
Date: Mon Sep 16 2002 - 04:37:44 EST

On Monday 16 September 2002 04:50 am, Ian Molton wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Sep 2002 17:35:59 -0400
> Rob Landley <> wrote:
> > I think we agree. So why recommend against debuggers if they save
> > time and effort while producing patches of equal quality?
> I think the point here is that debuggers are not for everyone. They are
> a tool, in much the same way as an adjustable wrench is. I prefer a set
> of spanners.
> Is there anything wrong with NOT wanting to use a debugger? really?

I don't want to use reiserfs. I'm not lobbying to keep it out of the kernel
for the significant number of people who do want it.

It's Linus's final call, and now we can fake 95% of the same functionality by
attaching userspace debuggers to UML, so...

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