svn commit: r216134 - in head: share/man/man9 sys/amd64/include sys/arm/include sys/i386/include sys/ia64/include sys/mips/include sys/pc98/include sys/powerpc/include sys/sparc64/include sys/sun4v...

Bruce Cran bruce at
Fri Dec 3 10:17:10 UTC 2010

On Fri, 3 Dec 2010 20:45:12 +1100 (EST)
Bruce Evans <brde at> wrote:

> KASSERT() in little inline functions gives a lot of bloat for such an
> unlikely error.  Stupid callers can still pass any garbage count
> except 0.

Yes, this catches a specific case that hps raised a few years ago:
sending zero-length packets/frames would fail by causing the system to
hang. Should we just document the restriction in the man page and not
try and prevent it at runtime?

Bruce Cran

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