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authorAndrew Morton <>2007-01-22 20:40:36 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <>2007-01-23 07:52:06 -0800
commita517b9f9fe8e57437b0b9b50e279220aaf651268 (patch)
treefd2bb04f5936a5d2523777a8919abfe90dc535d0 /Documentation/SubmitChecklist
parent790816dd54e22827f63c8cbb30bd623d3d45e594 (diff)
[PATCH] SubmitChecklist update
Sing the praises of `gcc -W'. Would have prevented that blockdev direct-IO bug. Cc: "Chen, Kenneth W" <> Cc: "Randy.Dunlap" <> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <>
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@@ -72,3 +72,7 @@ kernel patches.
If the new code is substantial, addition of subsystem-specific fault
injection might be appropriate.
+22: Newly-added code has been compiled with `gcc -W'. This will generate
+ lots of noise, but is good for finding bugs like "warning: comparison
+ between signed and unsigned".