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SubjectRe: How to improve the quality of the kernel?
On Mon, Jun 18, 2007 at 06:55:47AM +0300, Al Boldi wrote:
> Michal Piotrowski wrote:
> > On 18/06/07, Al Boldi <a1426z@gawab.com> wrote:
> > > Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> > > > On Sunday 17 June 2007, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > > > > We of course do want to minimise the amount of overhead for each
> > > > > developer. I'm a strong believer in specialisation: rather than
> > > > > requiring that *every* developer/maintainer integrate new steps in
> > > > > their processes it would be better to allow them to proceed in a
> > > > > close-to-usual fashion and to provide for a specialist person (or
> > > > > team) to do the sorts of things which you're thinking about.
> > > >
> > > > Makes sense... however we need to educate each and every developer
> > > > about importance of the code review and proper recognition of
> > > > reviewers.
> > >
> > > That's as easy to manage as is currently done with rc-regressions.
> >
> > Are you a volunteer?
>
> Probably not, as this task requires a real PRO!
>...

That's wrong.

We are talking about _tracking_.

I'm not sure whether it makes much sense, and it would cost an enormous
amount of time, but tracking patches should be possible without any
knowledge of the kernel.

> Thanks!
> Al

cu
Adrian

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