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Re: [PATCH] arch/mips: remove duplicate structure field initialization

To: "Kevin D. Kissell" <kevink@paralogos.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] arch/mips: remove duplicate structure field initialization
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2009 21:55:52 +0100
Cc: Julia Lawall <julia@diku.dk>, dmitri.vorobiev@gmail.com, linux-mips@linux-mips.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, kernel-janitors@vger.kernel.org
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On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 01:41:49PM -0700, Kevin D. Kissell wrote:

> Ha!  Found the breakage.  It wasn't a two-phase commit.  It was just an  
> overworked mantainer in a hurry, in July 2007.  See commit  
> 033890b084adfa367c544864451d7730552ce8bf

An overworked maintainer in cooperation with a broken compiler.  Worse -
it's not the first time this type of bug strikes but probably this was
never brought to the gcc maintainers' attention.

  Ralf

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