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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH v6 1/4] xen: introduce SYMBOL

>>> On 04.02.19 at 20:08, <sstabellini@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, 4 Feb 2019, Jan Beulich wrote:
>> And btw - I can't judge on b. anyway, as I still don't know what
>> exactly MISRA compliance is to mean, with the rules to adhere to
>> suitably justified.
> I can't pretend to know exactly what MISRAC compliance means for this
> specific issue, but we do have the recommended way forward by the
> compliance experts, which also matches the rough understanding of most
> of the engineers involved in this discussion. Picking the option
> suggested by the MISRAC people, could be a decent way to settle this
> debate?

It could be, if their reasoning was acceptable, which to me in particular
means (a) backed by references to the C spec and (b) not resorting to
use compiler bugs as an excuse for (pseudo) rules. But I'm afraid by
saying this I'm not really opening up any new avenues...


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