We need higher S/N on l-k. We need people looking into the
subsystem trees as those grow and causing a stench when bad things
are found, with design issues getting brought to l-k if nothing
else helps. We need tree maintainers understanding that review,
including out-of-community one, is needed (the need of testing is
generally better understood - I _hope_).
-- Al Viro
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That all sounds good and I expect few would disagree. But if it is
to happen, it clearly won't happen by itself, automatically. We
will need to force it upon ourselves and the means by which we will
do that is process changes. The thing which is being disparaged as
The steps to be taken are:
a) agree that we have a problem
b) agree that we need to address it
c) identify the day-to-day work practices which will help address it (as
you have done)
d) identify the process changes which will force us to adopt those practices
e) implement those process changes.
I have thus far failed to get us past step a).
-- Andrew Morton
I for one do not agree that we have a problem.
-- Arjan van de Ven
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