On Fri, 3 Feb 2023 08:03:10 -0600
Justin Forbes <jmforbes(a)linuxtx.org> wrote:
On Fri, Feb 3, 2023 at 6:52 AM Dan Horák <dan(a)danny.cz> wrote:
> On Thu, 2 Feb 2023 14:17:36 -0600
> Justin Forbes <jmforbes(a)linuxtx.org> wrote:
> > As the MR is now merged, it is a good time to make sure that everyone
> > is aware. As of 6.2-rc5, Rawhide is no longer forcing a debug build
> > with any kernels. All rawhide kernels are now built just like stable
> > Fedora kernels, with both non-debug and debug variations. This
> > change was necessary because performance has degraded with debug
> > kernels to the point that there were very few people using them,
> > meaning fewer people testing daily upstream development builds.
> > Changing the config to make the performance acceptable to more would
> > take away much of the usefulness of the debug builds to begin with.
> > We do still appreciate those who have the patience and ability to run
> > rawhide debug kernels when possible just because they do still find
> > the occasional lockdep issue, or other problems that would be hidden
> > by a non-debug kernel.
> > In addition to this change, I have added debug builds for aarch64
> > kernels. Previously, debug kernels were only available on x86.
> do you plan to still populate the RawhideKernelNodebug repo with the
> current kernel rcs for use on the stable releases?
I had planned to discontinue this, but I suppose I can continue if
there is value in it.
yes, please. I find the weekly frequency of the rcs combined with stable
Fedoras as the right compromise to be able to provide some useful
feedback. Hopefully I am not alone :-)