[PATCH] ARM: BUG() dies silently

Simon Glass sjg at chromium.org
Tue Apr 5 01:46:58 EDT 2011

On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 7:29 PM, Ramirez Luna, Omar <omar.ramirez at ti.com> wrote:
> I am using CONFIG_BUG=y, however I don't have CONFIG_DEBUG_BUGVERBOSE
> and hence I fall into the part which doesn't print the file and the
> line where the BUG was found.
> With Simon's patch if my .config had:

In this case the patch is like a nop.

> I would fall into the same BUG definition that is causing issues:
> #define BUG()           do { *(int *)0 = 0; } while (1)
> OTOH, is not like "Use generic BUG() handler" gives the choice of
> removing GENERIC_BUG given that it is not prompted in menuconfig and
> auto selected, if this is the intention is there any reason to keep
> the #else part of /* not CONFIG_GENERIC_BUG */? there is no way we can
> use it with this patch, right?

Well, er, the intention is that you use the patch. I kept the old code
around since people can then simply change the Kconfig option and be
back where they were, as indeed you have. I would be happy to remove
the old behavior, but I was concerned about a possible roasting in
this forum. Changing long-established behavior is sometimes tricky.


> Regards,
> Omar

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