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

Steven Rostedt rostedt at goodmis.org
Thu Jun 21 13:46:39 UTC 2012


On Thu, 2012-06-21 at 17:29 +0400, Glauber Costa wrote:
> 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.

And this is why I want a linux-devel.git repo. The place to do the SETI
testing before it's too late.

-- Steve




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