Re: ReiserFS / 2.4.6 / Data Corruption

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Fri Jul 27 2001 - 17:10:29 EST

> By the way, how about considering the use of tests before redhat coders put stuff in the linux
> kernel? You know, if VFS changes actually got tested before users encountered things like Viro
> breaking ReiserFS in 2.4.5, it would be nice.
> At Namesys, like all normal software shops, we actually run a test suite before shipping code
> externally. We usually try to require that it be tested by at least one person in addition to the
> code author.


No doubt if Namesys ran test suites all the tail merging bug fiasco and the
directory/tree balance races wouldnt have happened.
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