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SubjectRe: 2.6.25-rc8: FTP transfer errors
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From: "Jesper Juhl" <jesper.juhl@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2008 01:02:35 +0200

> On 11/04/2008, David Miller <davem@davemloft.net> wrote:
> > From: "Jesper Juhl" <jesper.juhl@gmail.com>
> > Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2008 00:09:11 +0200
> >
> > What people don't get is that this is a situation where the "end node
> > principle" applies. When you have limited resources (here:
> > developers) you don't push the bulk of the burdon upon them. Instead
> > you push things out to the resource you have a lot of, the end nodes
> > (here: users), so that the situation actually scales.
> >
> Again I can''t do anything but agree with you. You are right. When
> it's possible to do the work this way everyone wins.
> I was just trying to say that when it can't be done that way or the
> user won't, then the bug report still has value and still deserves to
> be taken seriously (although it probably goes lower in the pile than
> the bugs where the end users actually do bisect or whatever).

Absolutely. If, for example, someone has a clean OOPS I usually won't
request a bisect, that's stupid.

However if the OOPS is hard to diagnose, a bisect might be necessary
still.


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