Re: Planned changes for bugzilla.kernel.org to reduce the "Bugzilla blues"
From: Joe Perches
Date: Sun Oct 02 2022 - 14:56:32 EST
On Sun, 2022-10-02 at 09:32 -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Sun, 2022-10-02 at 18:08 +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven 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
> > So that's 46 bugs fixed per _day_.
> But not really. Many, perhaps even most, of these "Fixes:" are for code
> introduced in -rc releases and so are a typical part of a development
> cycle and are not for fixes in nominally released/final versions.
Unless I stuffed something up, it looks like only about 2% of these
"Fixes: " commits were for existing defects in earlier non-rc releases.
$ git log --grep="^Fixes:" --no-merges --pretty=oneline v5.18..v5.19 | wc -l
$ git log --grep="^Fixes:" --no-merges --pretty=oneline v5.18..v5.19 | \
cut -f1 -d" " | \
while read line ; do \
echo -n "---> $line" ; \
echo ":$(git rev-list --max-count=2 v5.18..$line | wc -l)" ; \
done | \
grep ":1" | wc -l