Re: Linux Stability & cold.system

Alan Cox (
Fri, 21 Nov 1997 10:25:48 +0000 (GMT)

> That's why the implementors are usually no good testers for their own
> stuff. They don't want to see it break.

The real reason is much more fundamental than that. Implementors generally
do test code but they tend to have included in the code all the checks for
things that they thought might be unusual and break it. Those they didnt think
of in the code they wont normally think of in the testing