Re: The 98% and N<=2 criteria
* Wouter Verhelst (email@example.com) [050321 15:05]:
> On Sun, Mar 20, 2005 at 03:16:08PM +0100, Andreas Barth wrote:
> > Well, the toolchain is perhaps not the part where they turn up most
> > likely, but it's the part that creates most of the workload and delays.
> Uh. Most porting bugs that require attention fall in one of the
> following areas:
> * Toolchain problems (Internal Compiler Errors, mostly)
> * Mistakes made by the packager. Quite easy to fix, usually.
> * Incorrect assumptions in the source code. These are becoming
> increasingly rare these days, IME.
Exactly. And if you s/workload/workload for the release team/, than the
first one is the usual spot for issues for us. The middle one is fixed
mostly by the maintainer (or just in the next BSP), and the last one is
really rare today in new software (and especially doesn't hit a large
part of the archive out of nothing at all).
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