Re: [CHECKER] 37 stack variables >= 1K in 2.4.17

From: Benjamin LaHaise (
Date: Wed Jun 12 2002 - 17:38:54 EST

On Wed, Jun 12, 2002 at 06:26:55PM -0400, Alexander Viro wrote:
> Not realistic - we have a recursion through the ->follow_link(), and
> a lot of stuff can be called from ->follow_link(). We _do_ have a
> limit on depth of recursion here, but it won't be fun to deal with.

Perfection isn't what I'm looking for, rather just an approximation.
Any tool would have to give up on non-trivial recursion, or have
additional rules imposed on the system. Checker seems to be growing
functionality in this area, so it seems like a useful feature request.


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