automated test? (was Re: Linux

From: David Lang
Date: Tue Jul 25 2006 - 12:51:34 EST

On Tue, 25 Jul 2006, Andrew de Quincey wrote:

On Tuesday 25 July 2006 10:55, Arnaud Patard wrote:
Greg KH <gregkh@xxxxxxx> writes:


We (the -stable team) are announcing the release of the kernel.

Sorry, but doesn't compile if DVB_BUDGET_AV is set :(

Andrew de Quincey:
v4l/dvb: Fix budget-av frontend detection

In fact it is just this patch causing the problem:
Sorry, I had so much work going on in that area I must have diffed the wrong
kernel when I created this patch. :(

is it reasonable to have an aotomated test figure out what config options are relavent to a patch (or patchset) and test compile all the combinations to catch this sort of mistake?

David Lang

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