Comments found in the Kernel Source

found in linux kernel (include/linux/jiffies.h)

#else
# error You lose.
#endif
/*
 * Do this with "<0" and ">=0" to only test the sign of the result. A
 * good compiler would generate better code (and a really good compiler
 * wouldn't care). Gcc is currently neither.
 */

found in drivers/serial/8250.c

/*
 * This is a quickie test to see how big the FIFO is.
 * It doesn't work at all the time, more's the pity.
 */
/*
 * This is a helper routine to autodetect StarTech/Exar/Oxsemi UART's.
 * When this function is called we know it is at least a StarTech
 * 16650 V2, but it might be one of several StarTech UARTs, or one of
 * its clones.  (We treat the broken original StarTech 16650 V1 as a
 * 16550, and why not?  Startech doesn't seem to even acknowledge its
 * existence.)
 * 
 * What evil have men's minds wrought...
 */
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