The natural progression of kernel hacking

I don’t think this is the first time I’ve quoted Rusty Russell:

bq. I think Willy did it because this is for printk. It makes more sense than
everyone opencoding an -ENOMEM handler, which will have to be replaced by
some mildly amusing string like “I want to printk but I have no memory!”.
Next think[_sic_] you know 70% of the kernel will be bad limericks as everyone tries
to one-up each other.

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Michael Alan Dorman

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