Subject: Re: easy ways to crash your NetBSD system
To: Johan Danielsson <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/06/1996 09:41:11
On 06 Apr 1996 15:54:35 +0200 (Johan Danielsson) wrote:

 > This is all a symptom of lazy programming. It is usually easier to
 > write one line of panic() than to handle the error.

...except in cases where a panic and traceback will uncover a bug in 
other code (which led to the panic), and in cases where it's better to 
just punt than risk screwing something up more (usually the case for 
filesystem-related panics), or any number of other reasons...

I.e. I don't agree with your statement :-)

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