Re: Linux 2.6.21

From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Sun Apr 29 2007 - 18:21:03 EST

On Sun, Apr 29, 2007 at 11:52:01PM +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-04-29 at 23:21 +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > >> > It's not great but it's the best clone of you we've found 8)
> > >>
> > >> What exactly is the purpose of the 2.6.21 regressions list in the Wiki?
> > >
> > > It's for -stable team.
> > >...
> >
> > Did Greg or Chris say they have spare time for going through this list?
> Don't be silly, did any of the developers say, that he has spare time to
> read your regression lists ?

It worked because several people (including Linus) emphasized that
fixing regressions from this list was important.

And it failed because many regressions still stayed unfixed and some
even undebugged.

> Michal posted it to LKML with the relevant developers in CC including
> the stable team, so they are in the loop for updates, which is a Good
> Thing!
> Hey, you did this yourself. It is a great help and as your lists did,
> Michals list pointed me to a bug, which I would have missed otherwise.
> So what are you complaining about ? Folks stepped up and built a
> regression list and posted it to LKML. What's wrong with that ?

If it works it's perfectly fine.

> tglx



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of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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