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From: Alan Cox <alan <at> redhat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] video4linux: Push down the BKL
Newsgroups: gmane.comp.video.video4linux
Date: Tuesday 27th May 2008 18:14:47 UTC (over 9 years ago)
On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 01:31:00PM -0300, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
> It is safer to have a tool to test and stress the driver before going to
> production.

Stress testing is rarely useful here - things like ioctl races you find by
thinking evil thoughts. Stress tests that fail obviously help find some
stuff
but its error cases and hotplug corner cases that are usually the most foul

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