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

Guenter Roeck linux at roeck-us.net
Sat Jun 16 03:49:27 UTC 2012


On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 09:23:43PM -0600, John 'Warthog9' Hawley wrote:
> 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.
> 
Ah, that is good enough. Guess those bugs are assigned to Jean, correct ?

Thanks,
Guenter


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