Heavy I/O blocks FreeBSD box for several seconds

Steve Kargl sgk at troutmask.apl.washington.edu
Mon Jul 11 20:40:49 UTC 2011

On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 04:33:44PM -0400, Arnaud Lacombe wrote:
> For the record, I would like to see enforced public review for _every_
> patch *before* it is checked in, as a strong rule. gcc system is
> particularly interesting. But it is not likely to happen in FreeBSD
> where FreeBSD committers are clearly more free than other at
> checking-in un-publicly-reviewed stuff (especially _bad_ stuff).
> This would of course apply even to long-time committers, no matter how
> it hurt their ego (which I definitively do not care about).

As a long time GCC committer, I think that you have grossly
over-simplified the GCC review process and how a submitted
patch is approved for committing.


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