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    SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] Reiserfs/kill-bkl tree v2
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    On Sun, 2009-08-02 at 16:21 +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
    > * Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> wrote:
    >
    > > > e.g. running all the file system stress tests from LTP would be
    > > > a good idea, ideally multiple at a time on a multi processor
    > > > system on a ram disk or perhaps AIM9.
    > >
    > > Yeah good idea. But again, I fear my laptop hasn't enough memory
    > > to support big enough ramdisks mount points to host selftests.
    >
    > Well, dont waste too much time on it (beyond the due diligence
    > level) - Andi forgot that the right way to stress-test patches is to
    > get through the review process and then through the integration
    > trees which have far more test exposure than any single contributor
    > can test.
    >
    > Patch submitters cannot possibly test every crazy possibility that
    > is out there - nor should they: it just doesnt scale. What we expect
    > people to do is to write clean patches, to test the bits on their
    > own boxes and submit them to lkml and address specific review
    > feedback.

    Is this the case for patches against drivers which the submitter doesn't
    have or can't get a hold of?

    Daniel



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