Subject: Re: kern/21107: genfs_putpages modifies page tables without proper locking
To: None <>
From: Ben Harris <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 04/20/2003 21:47:51
In article <> 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                                                   <>
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