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Re: lib/41673 (tcsetpgrp(3) returns EINVAL instead of EPERM)

On Sun, Apr 22, 2012 at 08:18:45PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> 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.

Naturally. But, for instance, the bug under investigation is clearly a
userland bug that can be more or less 100 % verified to be fixed by testing.

> Hence all the stuff with feedback and feedback timeouts.

I don't follow. Feedback loops in hardware bugs imply that all bugs need
feedback loops?

- Jukka.

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