cvs commit: src/sys/kern kern_kse.c
rwatson at FreeBSD.org
Thu Nov 15 11:48:30 PST 2007
On Thu, 15 Nov 2007, Julian Elischer wrote:
>>> "no matter how small the change, use diff + patch to move it across."
>> After applying the patch on your commit machine, is it too difficult to
>> actually retest before committing? This would catch the broken commit
>> before it becomes a Tinderbox issue.
>> Seems to be a QA problem on your part.
> yes.. but I can't do a compile from my mac. (my commit machine). The answer
> is to be rigorous about how I move the patch from the build machine to the
> commit machine.
> This is a temporary situation. new infrastructure will let me commit from my
> build machine again.
I find having a copy of Parallels (or VMWare) around very useful for precisely
this situation -- it means that even when I have only the Mac around I can
easily do a local test build. The various VM packages certainly have their
limitations, but they're far better than nothing.
Robert N M Watson
University of Cambridge
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