Overall as a community I think we still rely on enterprise
distributions and their partners doing a complete round of testing
on major releases as a backstop. It's not an ideal situation but we
are never going to have enough dedicated physical, financial or
human resources to do a complete job.
It's not developers that typically determine the stability of a
subsystem but _maintainers_, and the primary method of
stabilization is, beyond being careful when merging a patch, is to
remember/monitor breakages and not merge new feature patches from a
developer until fixable bugs are fixed by the developer.
— Ingo Molnar
I wonder if it should be called kernel/locks, as that's less to
type, smaller path names, and tastes good on bagels.
— Steven Rostedt
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