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I might be misreading and missing details, though - that code is really as pleasant to read as using warm stale beer to deal with industrial-strength hangover. The kind when you end up spitting out a fly or two, if not a cigarette butt.
Al Viro

You wouldn't want me to say that I think you're right,
it would impudently suggest that I might conceive of you being wrong.
I sigh for your heavy burden.
Hugh Dickins

Complexity is my Sun, and I am the planet that orbits around it.
Steven Rostedt

Thing is, first thing on Monday morning my brain don't work too fast. If I then get to basically reverse engineer a patch because people forgot to mention all the important bits, I get annoyed.
Peter Zijlstra doesn't accept poorly-described patches before Tuesday
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Posted Jun 8, 2012 21:44 UTC (Fri) by cesarb (subscriber, #6266) [Link]

Why do the VirtualBox developers avoid upstreaming their kernel module? It would save them maintenance, and is the kind of code which should really have upstream review.

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Posted Jun 11, 2012 20:54 UTC (Mon) by BenHutchings (subscriber, #37955) [Link]

The last time I discussed this with Greg (which was a few years back), he reckoned it was far too horrible even for staging.

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Posted Jun 11, 2012 22:00 UTC (Mon) by nix (subscriber, #2304) [Link]

The rest of the source tree is even more amusing. Count the number of sets of X private headers and copies of ffmpeg...

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