Re: get_maintainer.pl produces non-deterministic results
From: Joe Perches
Date: Tue Dec 10 2019 - 19:04:15 EST
On Tue, 2019-12-10 at 14:47 +0100, Dmitry Vyukov wrote:
> Hi Joe,
> scripts/get_maintainer.pl fs/proc/task_mmu.c
> non-deterministically gives me from 13 to 16 results, different number
> every time (on upstream 6794862a). Perl v5.28.1. Michael confirmed
> this with v5.28.2.
> Vergard suggested to check PERL_HASH_SEED=0. Indeed it fixes
> non-determinism. But I guess it's not the right solution, there should
> be some logical problem.
> My perl-fo is weak, I appreciate if somebody with proper perl-fo takes a look.