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Linus Torvalds pens vintage 'f*cking' rant at kernel dev's 'utter BS'

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Every time I see or hear anything that the penguin wrangler comes out with

Only because you are not subscribed to the kernel list.

On this very issue:

kernel test robot detected something.

Torvalds (Wed, 19 Jul 2017 21:04:25 -0700):

1. warns about usage of BUG() and BUG_ON(): BUG() and BUG_ON() are not acceptable debugging things. They kill the machine. They make for bad debugging. He also writes that you should use WARN_ONCE() instead.

2. fixes a small issue (array of chars iso char)

A week later, Kees comes into the thread and complains that BUG() does not work properly. He apparently is happy with killing a machine in case of an issue ... this, among other things, causes Torvalds to blow a fuse.

It is much easier to troubleshoot a machine that does not crash when an error occurs.

@El'Reg, for the second time (at least), PLEASE QUOTE THE WHOLE THREAD!

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