Subject: Re: kern/21107: genfs_putpages modifies page tables without proper locking
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ben Harris <email@example.com>
Date: 04/20/2003 21:47:51
In article <200304201944.h3KJi6e15031@lothlorien.nfbcal.org> you write:
> I appologize for my ignorance, but what does the variable __LINE__
>represent? Is it just the line number of the code currently executing?
Yes, though it's actually a compile-time constant, not a variable.
>What is it used for?
In this case, providing __assert() with the line number from which it was
called so that it can include it in the assertion-failed message.
Ben Harris <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Portmaster, NetBSD/acorn26 <URL:http://www.netbsd.org/Ports/acorn26/>