[Ksummit-2012-discuss] [ATTEND] stable kernel stuff and grumpy maintainers

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon Jun 18 20:53:47 UTC 2012


On 06/18/2012 01:50 PM, Jiri Kosina wrote:
> 
> Well, sometimes it's not immediately obvious from the changelog what kind 
> of bug is actually being fixed (and yes, I know that for some of the 
> security fixes this is on purpose :-) ).
> 
> So, speaking with my SLES kernel maintainer hat on, having some 
> 'categorization' of the bug that is being fixed by a particular -stable 
> patch, would be extremely helpful.
> 

This seems to be going down the rathole that we tried to address with
the "Impact:" notes in -tip.  It didn't work :(

	-hpa


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