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From: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
To: Andi Kleen <andi@firstfloor.org>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, akpm@osdl.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH REPOST for 2.6.25] Use an own random generator for pageattr-test.c
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2008 09:25:21 +0100 (CET)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <alpine.LFD.1.00.0803110922430.3781@apollo.tec.linutronix.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080311013014.GA28682@basil.nowhere.org>

On Tue, 11 Mar 2008, Andi Kleen wrote:
> Use an own random generator for pageattr-test.c
> 
> [Repost. Please ack/nack. This is a bug fix and imho a .25 late merge 
> candidate because it fixes a subtle bug]

Care to point out which "subtle bug" is fixed ? 

You replace a random generator by another to get repeateable
sequences. The non repeatability of the cpa test patterns is hardly a
"subtle bug".

Thanks,

	tglx

  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-03-11  8:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-03-11  1:30 Andi Kleen
2008-03-11  2:39 ` Andrew Morton
2008-03-11  8:25 ` Thomas Gleixner [this message]
2008-03-11 10:45   ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-11 11:41     ` Thomas Gleixner
2008-03-11 11:48       ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-11 21:08         ` Thomas Gleixner
2008-03-11 21:49           ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-11 21:59             ` Thomas Gleixner
2008-03-11 22:11               ` Andi Kleen

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