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Re: The 98% and N<=2 criteria (was: Vancouver meeting - clarifications)

> A QA measure for kernel/toolchain issues, sure. Many compiler bugs are
> identified by compiling 10G worth of software for an architecture;
> perhaps we should have a better way of tracking these, but it surely is
> a class of problems that /cannot/ be identified by just building on the
> big N architectures.

Indeed. Some of the issues I think of right now :

- wrong assumptions on sizeof base types 
- unaligned accesses
- dependency on stack growth direction


Peter (p2).

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