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Re: add DIAGNOSTIC back to GENERIC/INSTALL
On 6/16/11 9:54 AM, Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 09:29:36AM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
>> So here's the formal question: would someone object if I add back
>> 'options DIAGNOSTIC' to i386 and amd64 GENERIC and INSTALL kernels,
>> with a comment saying this should be disabled on release branch
>> (it would be up to releng to comment it out as part of the release process) ?
> I am in favour of this proposal (and would add sparc64)
> - but in case we
> do not agree, we should at least make sure that all regular automatic test
> runs are using kernels with DIAGNOSTIC enabled.
There is still the possibility that DIAGNOSTIC might hide real bugs in
the automated tests, although unlikely.
We'd get around this by _also_ running continuous tests on release
branches. This way, we'd have coverage for both diagnostic and
non-diagnostic kernels where the options make most sense.
Julio Merino / @jmmv
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