Re: Worst recursion in the kernel

From: Jörn Engel
Date: Thu Dec 04 2003 - 13:49:40 EST

On Thu, 4 December 2003 18:40:32 +0000, Russell King wrote:
> Oddly that's what I have been doing, but we've run out of time to
> completely eliminate the recursions in PCMCIA before the 2.6 brakes
> were turned on. Sure, if someone wants to try submitting a PCMCIA
> rewrite to Linus right now and wants to receive Linus' flames, go
> ahead. 8)
> So, for the time being, live with the fact that current automated
> program analysis detects the recusion. Inteligent human examination
> will tell you that it can't infinitely recurse.

Thank you! "Not yet" is perfectly acceptable to me. :)


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