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

John 'Warthog9' Hawley warthog9 at kernel.org
Sat Jun 16 03:23:43 UTC 2012


On 06/15/2012 05:15 PM, Guenter Roeck 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.
>>
> Does the system permit sub-categories ? hwmon as sub-category to drivers would
> be great.

The tree topology looks like this:

+- Bugzilla
|
+--+ Product 1
|  |
|  +--> Components
|
+--> Product 2
etc

so yes hwmon could be a sub-category of drivers, though there's already
a `Drivers -> Hardware Monitoring` product / category.

- John


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