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

From: Markus Trippelsdorf
Date: Sat Jul 26 2014 - 16:21:01 EST

On 2014.07.26 at 15:55 -0400, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> 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?

Only the quality of the debug info would suffer a bit.

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