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see, that was your problem. you picked a statement out of context and then attacked it (with a poor example at that). see my response to 'dark' below for what you missed.
PS: i'd like to see your single valued function that well defines 'bug', you'll be richly rewarded by all software companies in existence.
The 3.8 kernel is out
Posted Feb 21, 2013 13:32 UTC (Thu) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
What we need is a way of identifying the bugs that matter now, or might matter soon. And that is harder.
Posted Feb 21, 2013 13:57 UTC (Thu) by PaXTeam (subscriber, #24616)
Posted Feb 21, 2013 14:40 UTC (Thu) by hummassa (subscriber, #307)
Posted Feb 21, 2013 16:01 UTC (Thu) by PaXTeam (subscriber, #24616)
Posted Feb 21, 2013 17:54 UTC (Thu) by jimparis (subscriber, #38647)
Now that we've gotten the pedantry out of the way, let's move on to trying to understand the point nix was attempting to make, rather than trying to disprove him with oddly specific code references.
Posted Feb 21, 2013 20:47 UTC (Thu) by PaXTeam (subscriber, #24616)
saying so doesn't make it so. prove it. getting a fix upstream would be fine. then we can move on to the remaining ones, there's quite a few more lines left in linux (nothing to say of the rest of the code we have out there ;).
> It should read "*/" and the comment should have ended there.
wrong, that line of code would also be buggy, since it's part of 'every single line', so you'd be replacing buggy code with buggy code. reductio ad absurdum, if you believe in his nutty theory, you'd have eliminate all code in existence to properly fix any bug.
>[...]let's move on to trying to understand the point nix was attempting to make[...]
he doesn't have one.
Posted Feb 25, 2013 16:38 UTC (Mon) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
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