I think this is the really fundamental issue: anybody who makes a
hard error out of something that is recoverable is a total moron.
-- Linus Torvalds
Golden rule #12: When the comments do not match the code, they probably
are both wrong.
-- Steven Rostedt
But if you are correct, then it worries me that your patch will be
the first of a trickle growing to a stream to an avalanche of
patches where people align and reorder structures so that the most
commonly accessed fields are at the beginnng of the cacheline, so
that those can then be accessed minutely faster.
Aargh, and now I am setting off the avalanche with that remark.
Please, someone, save us by discrediting George's argument.
-- Hugh Dickins
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