Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 26th Feb 2018 18:13 UTC

Flaky failures are the worst. In this particular investigation, which spanned twenty months, we suspected hardware failure, compiler bugs, linker bugs, and other possibilities. Jumping too quickly to blaming hardware or build tools is a classic mistake, but in this case the mistake was that we weren’t thinking big enough. Yes, there was a linker bug, but we were also lucky enough to have hit a Windows kernel bug which is triggered by linkers!

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RE[4]: NT is still garbage
by kwan_e on Wed 28th Feb 2018 05:35 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: NT is still garbage"
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There is nothing in the architecture of Linux that prevents 1 usermode process from taking up almost all the systems resources,

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