Re: Random panic in load_balance() with 3.16-rc

From: Theodore Ts'o
Date: Sat Jul 26 2014 - 15:55:28 EST

On Sat, Jul 26, 2014 at 09:35:57PM +0200, Markus Trippelsdorf wrote:
> But fortunately the workaround for the new inode.c bug is the same as
> for the original bug: -fno-var-tracking-assignments.
> It would make sense to enabled it unconditionally for all debug
> configurations for now.

What's the downside of enabling this unconditionally on a compiler
with the bug fixed? I assume a certain amount of optimization will
lost, but is it significant/measurable?

- Ted
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