[Ksummit-2012-discuss] [ATTEND] Patch review, bug/regression tracking, device hiererchy extensions

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Fri Jun 15 23:47:49 UTC 2012


On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 05:05:49PM -0600, John 'Warthog9' Hawley wrote:
> On 06/15/2012 05:04 PM, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 04:35:17PM -0600, John 'Warthog9' Hawley wrote:
> >> On 06/15/2012 04:18 PM, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> >>> On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 03:08:05PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> >>>> On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 11:53:20PM +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> >>>>> As far as the BZ is concerned, I don't think there's any hope it will be
> >>>>> used consistently and universally within our community.  Some subsystems will
> >>>>> use it, others won't.  So, perhaps it would be a good idea to add bug
> >>>>> categories when requested by subsystem maintainers and remove the ones that
> >>>>> no one is going to take care of?
> >>>>
> >>>> Yes, that would be a very good idea.
> >>>>
> >>> Second that. Whenever I look for hwmon bugs, I pretty much get all crashes
> >>> involving a loaded hwmon module. Not very helpful.
> >>
> >> Adding the categories isn't hard, just need the subsystem maintainers to
> >> request them.
> > 
> > How can I get you to remove them?  Is that just as easy to do?
> 
> Can lock them so new things can't be added, but removing isn't in
> bugzilla's vocabulary (not without brain surgery), will that work?

Yes, that would be helpful.

So, can you please do that for USB drivers?  Let's see how this works
out.

greg k-h


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