[Ksummit-2012-discuss] [ATTEND] stable kernel stuff and grumpy maintainers [bisection/rebase/-next]

Glauber Costa glommer at parallels.com
Thu Jun 21 13:29:38 UTC 2012

On 06/21/2012 04:12 PM, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> On Thu, 2012-06-21 at 11:43 +0800, Fengguang Wu wrote:
>> Strictly speaking, 32 randconfigs may only cover a small fraction of
>> the full 32 combination space. That could be something improvable.
> But if you have a large number of people testing randconfigs and
> different hardware, that would be much better wont it? A SETI project
> for kernel builds ;-)

We already have that, in a sense. As I pointed out in another e-mail, 
the problem is not finding out the breakages, they usually appear within 
a week of linux-next exposure at the most.

The problem is that once we find it, it is too late.

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