dlls/ntdll/file.c: Use FIXME_ONCE for quieter reports.

Chris Robinson chris.kcat at gmail.com
Wed Jul 14 19:53:10 CDT 2010

On Wednesday, July 14, 2010 5:02:59 pm Max TenEyck Woodbury wrote:
> 'FIXME's that contain no variable
> information are completely redundant after their first report. After
> the first reminder, the additional reports are just noise. They add no
> additional information in terms of action required.

I wouldn't say that. Sometimes the simple knowledge that a FIXME is called a 
whole lot says enough on its own (eg, in WineD3D, you get a fixme when an sRGB 
reload occurs, because it's a performance drain; if this happens a lot, it can 
be taken as a source for performance issues). Sometimes knowing particular a 
fixme is triggered near to a crash or other behavioral anomaly can say a bit, 

If such fixmes were only printed once, it would be impossible to see this 
information without more in-depth testing that most users won't bother with. 
If the fixme is only printed once and the rest are TRACEs, it would still 
cause more work and a whole lot more noise (ie. all the other traces) in 
trying to spot it.

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