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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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