"Dependent on" ???
Posted Mar 9, 2007 19:49 UTC (Fri) by anton
In reply to: "Dependent on" ???
Parent article: Mitchell Baker and the Firefox Paradox (Inc)
Want to do a big favor to the gcc developers?
Profile those applications, and find the hot spots that get
significantly worse. Then, write small benchmarks with the same code,
and test them to see that the slowdown is still there.
Finally, open the bug with the small benchmarks :-)
And see it closed as
after an hour (less time than it took to do create the bug
Given this reaction, I don't think the gcc developers consider such
bug reports as favors, and it certainly has not inspired me to report other gcc bugs.
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