[Ksummit-2008-discuss] Fixing the Kernel Janitors project

Rafael J. Wysocki rjw at sisk.pl
Mon Jun 2 03:43:33 PDT 2008


On Monday, 2 of June 2008, Jiri Kosina wrote:
> On Thu, 29 May 2008, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> 
> > > - fixing random bugs from kernel bugzilla is boring (spending 10 hours 
> > >   looking for missing '=' doesn't really attract them)
> > Perhaps you could try making the process of finding a kernel bug seem
> > more exciting?  I doubt that most kernel bugs are a simple as a missing =.
> 
> Indeed. Large amount of kernel bugs is 'kernel doesn't work on this 
> hardware setup X, other hardware setups are not affected". That doesn't 
> sound too sexy either, unless you are unfortunate enough to have the piece 
> of hardware in question, of course.

Well, if you test linux-next or -mm on a regular basis, you are almost
guaranteed to encounter a bug that manifests itself on your hardware, sooner
or later. :-)

Thanks,
Rafael


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