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Re: [tlug] Alan Cox's remark at Fosdem

On Mar 1, 2005, at 12:11 AM, Josh Glover wrote:

> He *is* telling the truth. I remember a telling comment from the VM
> codebase from my Linux kernel hacking class that said something like:
> "you are not meant to understand this code".
> Ugh.
> -Josh

The original version (line 2238 as I recall) would perhaps have been 
better expressed "you should not have to understand this code".  It is 
tricky to get VM code right in any case, all the more so when your 
model is too closely tied to the peculiarities of specific hardware.


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