Kernel code quotes

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Here we're collecting some funny quotes from the linux kernel code

        .owner  = THIS_MODULE,  /* for consistency 8) */
from linux-2.6.25/net/netlink/af_netlink.c (which is always built-in)

 * ...
 * Yes, it is a memory overhead, but in 2003 AD, who cares?
from linux-2.6.24/include/linux/netfilter_bridge/ebt_among.h

#define BITS_PER_BYTE           8
from linux-2.6.24/include/linux/bitops.h

/* "NOOP" scheduler: the best scheduler, recommended for all interfaces
   under all circumstances. It is difficult to invent anything faster or
from linux-2.6.24/net/sched/sch_generic.c

 * Whee.. Weird sysv syscall. 
from linux-2.6.24/fs/filesystems.c

static char vlan_copyright[] = "...";
static char vlan_buggyright[] = "...";
from linux-2.6.24-rc5/net/8021q/vlan.c

So... these "amateur" devices are hopeless.
from linux-2.6.24-rc5/net/ipv4/arp.c:arp_constructor()

/* This code sucks.  But you should have seen it before! --RR */
from linux-2.6.23/net/ipv4/route.c

static void dn_long_error_report(struct neighbour *neigh, struct sk_buff *skb)
        printk(KERN_DEBUG "dn_long_error_report: called\n");
from linux-2.6.23/net/decnet/dn_neigh.c

/* Unfortunately we don't support this one.  Any brave souls? */
from linux-2.6.23/include/linux/skbuff.h:skb_forward_csum()

#define IT_ID_SET       1
#define IT_ID_NOT_SET   0
from linux-2.6.23/kernel/posix-timers.c

* "I ask you, have you ever known what it is to be an orphan?"
static int will_become_orphaned_pgrp(...
from linux-2.6.23/kernel/exit.c


/* It is not :-( ...
from linux-2.6.23/net/ipv4/ip_gre.c:ipgre_err()

weird, but documented
from linux-2.6.23/net/packet/af_packet.c:packet_create()

What the above comment does talk about? --ANK(980817)
from linux-2.6.23/net/unix/af_unix.c:unix_release_sock()

static inline int sk_hashed(const struct sock *sk)
        return !sk_unhashed(sk);
from linux-2.6.23/include/net/sock.h

Instead of using a dedicated spinlock, we (ab)use inetsw_lock
from linux-2.6.23/net/ipv4/af_inet.c:build_ehash_secret()