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Re: lib/41673 (tcsetpgrp(3) returns EINVAL instead of EPERM)
On Sun, Mar 18, 2012 at 07:27:44PM +0200, Jukka Ruohonen wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 18, 2012 at 04:15:04PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> > PRs should be closed when they're fixed, not to make the PR statistics
> > look better.
> Indeed. I find the "add test case" / "fix" / "verify fix" much better
> approach than the weird cycle of "is it fixed now?" (like a technical
> bug fix would be a subjective matter).
The reason for "is it fixed now", as you may perhaps realize upon
reflection, is that many bugs are hardware- or configuration-
dependent. Unless you can replicate a bug yourself, it's not fixed
until the submitter confirms it. Sometimes even if you can replicate a
bug yourself, the fix doesn't fix it for the submitter, too.
Hence all the stuff with feedback and feedback timeouts.
David A. Holland
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