Re: Clarification for acceptance statistics?

From: Daniele Nicolodi
Date: Mon Dec 12 2016 - 18:19:32 EST

On 12/12/16 3:11 PM, SF Markus Elfring wrote:
>>> It is really needed to clarify the corresponding software development
>>> history any further?
>> It is relevant because you are submitting a patch and your changelog
>> implies that it makes the code follow some code structure rule that
>> needs to be applied to the kernel.
> I am proposing a change which was described also around various other
> functions in some software already.

What is this supposed to mean?

>> As the above is a recurring pattern in kernel code, it is legitimate
>> to ask if such a rule exist, and has been enforced before, or you are
>> making it up.
> I got the impression that special software development habits can also
> evolve over time.
>> As a proposer of a new pattern, what is the evidence you can bring to
>> the discussion that supports that your solution is better?
> I am trying to increase the software development attention on error
> detection and corresponding exception handling at various places.

Are you doing this submitting random patches to the kernel sources?

>> What is the metric you are using to define "better"?
> Do response times for system failures matter here?

No. And you are again answering a question with a question.