[BUG] New Kernel Bugs

Jörn Engel joern at logfs.org
Tue Nov 13 17:24:14 EST 2007

On Tue, 13 November 2007 13:56:58 -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> It's relatively common that a regression in subsystem A will manifest as a
> failure in subsystem B, and the report initially lands on the desk of the
> subsystem B developers.
> But that's OK.  The subsystem B people are the ones with the expertise to
> be able to work out where the bug resides and to help the subsystem A
> people understand what went wrong.
> Alas, sometimes the B people will just roll eyes and do nothing because
> they know the problem wasn't in their code.  Sometimes.

And sometimes the A people will ignore the B people after the root cause
has been worked out.  Do you have a good idea how to shame A into
action?  Should I put you on Cc:?  Right now I'm in the eye-rolling


The cost of changing business rules is much more expensive for software
than for a secretaty.
-- unknown

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