Schedule for releases

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at
Tue Dec 28 23:12:27 UTC 2010

On Wed, 22 Dec 2010 08:21:56 +0100 Erik Cederstrand
<erik at> wrote:

> Den 21/12/2010 kl. 23.28 skrev Robert Watson:
> > 
> > Looking at 7.x, I'm struck by how much it has slowed down.  There's
> > a significant user community, but not a significant developer
> > community. 
> Which pretty much sums up a dilemma in the development of FreeBSD, I
> think. Developers want users to try out their new shiny stuff, but
> users don't want to spend time upgrading.
> I think one of many things that would be great to do is to improve
> the usability and coverage of the regression tests. This would take
> at least some of the burden off developers who want to MFC their
> work. We already have the tinderboxes, Coverity and Clang Static
> Analyzer, but apart from pho's stress tests we don't have any
> automated runtime testing (as far as I know).

Your benchmark suite can not be used for something like this? With the
regression tests as the benchmarks? BTW: real benchmarks are also some
kind of regression tests,


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