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SubjectRe: [BUG] New Kernel Bugs
On Fri, Nov 16, 2007 at 02:46:18PM -0500, Theodore Tso wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 16, 2007 at 01:20:16PM -0500, Daniel Barkalow wrote:
> > Compared to getting useful suggestions from a mailing list, especially
> > before you've gotten anybody's attention? Hours or overnight isn't
> > particularly long, and doesn't take up much of your time if you've got a
> > working kernel to use while it's working.
> But a bisect takes around 7 compiles.

I don't understand that number.

The common case are regressions in -rc1, and a bisection of
at about 7000 commits takes around 13 compiles.

> - Ted



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"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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