Re: Planned changes for to reduce the "Bugzilla blues"

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Sun Oct 02 2022 - 12:11:12 EST

On Sun, Oct 2, 2022 at 6:08 PM Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 2, 2022 at 2:49 PM Artem S. Tashkinov <aros@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > The current ill-maintained semi-functional bugzilla has proven to be a
> > ton more useful than random mailing lists no sane person can keep track
> > of. Bug "reports", i.e. random emails are neglected and forgotten. LKML
> > is the worst of them probably.
> Such a statement really needs to be backed by numbers...
> > Let's operate with some examples:
> >
> > Bugzilla gets around two dozen bug reports weekly which encompass at
> > most thirty emails, which equals to four emails daily on average.
> This immediately debunks your statement above.
> $ git log v5.19..linus/master | grep Fixes: | wc -l
> 2928

Sorry, this was using my grep = `grep --color=tty -i' alias.
But that caused less than 100 false-positives, thus has no impact
on the point I'm trying to make.



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