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SubjectRe: AAARGH bisection is hard (Re: [2.6.39 regression] X locks up hard right after logging in)
Am 13.05.2011 19:54, schrieb Linus Torvalds:
> For example, in your case, since you had certain requirements of
> support that simply didn't exist earlier, something like
>
> git bisect requires v2.6.38
>
> would have been really useful - telling git bisect that any commit
> that cannot reach that required commit is not even worth testing.

You can already have this with

git bisect good v2.6.38

It sounds a bit unintuitive, but with a slight mind-twist it can even be
regarded as correct in a mathematical sense: when the precondition is
false, the result is true. ;-)

-- Hannes


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