Heavy I/O blocks FreeBSD box for several seconds

Arnaud Lacombe lacombar at gmail.com
Mon Jul 11 21:38:22 UTC 2011


On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 4:40 PM, Steve Kargl
<sgk at troutmask.apl.washington.edu> wrote:
> 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.

 - Arnaud

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