Re: Number of bugs - statistics
From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Thu May 22 2008 - 10:43:45 EST
On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 02:28:17PM +0200, Bosko Radivojevic wrote:
> Is there any kind of analysis of number of (reported or resolved) bugs
> through time in Linux kernel floating around? I'm trying to convince
> my colleagues that newer kernel version does not mean more bugs than
> the previous 'well tested' ones.
We definitely have many regressions (something that previously worked
does no longer work) in each kernel.
> Any kind of (research) reports or papers that address this issue is
> more than welcome.
Any such reports or papers would anyway be flawed since we have no data
one could use for doing serious statistics.
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