Re: [PATCH v.23-2] RAS: use tracepoint to handle hw issues

From: Borislav Petkov
Date: Fri May 11 2012 - 18:31:24 EST

On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 02:10:30PM -0300, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
> Well, tell me what title you want for this patch, instead of coming
> with offending comments like above, and I'll change it to match your
> desire.

Already told you but here it is again:

> Let me repeat myself:
> > It should be:
> >
> > Subject: RAS: Add a tracepoint for reporting memory controller errors
> >
> > and not
> >
> > Subject: edac, ras/hw_event.h: use events to handle hw issues
> >
> > because events don't handle hw issues.
> You don't use events to handle hardware issues - you use tracepoints to
> report hardware issues! And besides, "event" is so overloaded in kernel
> land that actually refraining from its use makes me keep at least a bit
> of sanity when looking at yet another header called something event.h.
> Please be more precise when naming your patches.
> Thanks.


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