Re: 2.5.60 cheerleading...

From: Jeff Garzik (
Date: Thu Feb 13 2003 - 12:06:23 EST

On Thu, Feb 13, 2003 at 04:03:00PM +0000, Dave Jones wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 13, 2003 at 09:29:12AM -0600, Paul Larson wrote:
> > It would be nice if that were true, but back here in reality things are
> > rarely if ever even stable enough for testing if they merely build and
> > boot.
> >
> > If Linus really is building and booting every kernel prior to release,
> > it would be quick and simple to add a fast subset of LTP to the mix and
> > do a quick regression run. It's convenient, fast and could save a lot
> > of headaches for a lot of people later on.
> Nothing stops people from LTPtesting the -bk nightlies.
> Sure, they won't catch the last-minute-torvalds-breaks-the-compile
> type bugs, but for the most part it should be useful enough info.

Agreed... at least the past few releases, the just-after-the-release BK
snapshot often compiles and boots more reliably than the release <g>

Current 2.5.60-BK is looking _really_ nice, LTP-wise.


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