[BUG] New Kernel Bugs

Peter Zijlstra a.p.zijlstra at chello.nl
Tue Nov 13 13:17:23 EST 2007

On Tue, 2007-11-13 at 12:50 -0500, Mark Lord wrote:
> Ingo Molnar wrote:
> >
> > for example git-bisect was godsent. I remember that years ago bisection 
> > of a bug was a very laborous task so that it was only used as a final, 
> > last-ditch approach for really nasty bugs. Today we can autonomouly 
> > bisect build bugs via a simple shell command around "git-bisect run", 
> > without any human interaction! This freed up testing resources 
> ...
> It's only a godsend for the few people who happen to be kernel developers
> and who happen to already use git.
> It's a 540MByte download over a slow link for everyone else.

Oh, common. Leeching CDs is so yesterday. These days some distributions
don't even offer CDs anymore in favour of DVDs.

I'd be amazed if a lot of the testers would still be on slownet, its
impossible to keep up with the latest distros without broadband.

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