Heavy I/O blocks FreeBSD box for several seconds

Arnaud Lacombe lacombar at gmail.com
Mon Jul 11 21:50:45 UTC 2011


[re-sent publicly, I did not "Replied-to-all":)]

On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 5:38 PM, Arnaud Lacombe <lacombar at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> 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.
> Yes.
Just to provide information more information than these sterile mails,
here is the gcc contribution guidelines:


 - Arnaud

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