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From: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
To: Thorsten Leemhuis <linux@leemhuis.info>,
	ksummit <ksummit-discuss@lists.linuxfoundation.org>,
	Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org>,
	Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>
Cc: Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-doc@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [Ksummit-discuss] [1/5] reporting-issues: header and TLDR
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 16:44:21 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87r1jxpol6.fsf@meer.lwn.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <14d9b8a3-94ce-00a6-a17b-934ffd999697@leemhuis.info>

Thorsten Leemhuis <linux@leemhuis.info> writes:

> FWIW, on another channel someone mentioned the process in the TLDR is
> quite complicated when it comes to regressions in stable and longterm
> kernels. I looked at the text and it seemed like a valid complaint, esp.
> as those regressions are something we really care about.
>
> To solve this properly I sadly had to shake up the text in this section
> completely and rewrite parts of it. Find the result below. I'm quite
> happy with it, as it afaics is more straight forward and easier to
> understand. And it matches the step-by-step guide better. And the best
> thing: it's a bit shorter than the old TLDR.

I think this is much improved - concise is good! :)  I really just have
one little comment...

> I'll wait a day or two and then will send it through the regular review
> together with a few small other fixes that piled up for the text, just
> wanted to add it here for completeness.
>
> ---
> The short guide (aka TL;DR)
> ===========================
>
> Are you facing a regression with vanilla kernels from the same stable or
> longterm series? One still supported? Then search the `LKML
> <https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/>`_ and the `Linux stable mailing list
> <https://lore.kernel.org/stable/>_` archives for matching reports to
> join. If you don't find any, install `the latest release from that
> series <https://kernel.org/>`_. If it still shows the issue, report it
> to the stable mailing list and the stable maintainers.

If we really want this to be a short guide that gets people to the
answer quickly, we might as well put the addresses to report to right
here rather than making people search for them.

Thanks,

jon

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  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-03-29 22:44 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-26  6:13 [Ksummit-discuss] FYI & RFC: obsoleting reporting-bugs and making reporting-issues official Thorsten Leemhuis
2021-03-26  6:15 ` [Ksummit-discuss] [1/5] reporting-issues: header and TLDR Thorsten Leemhuis
2021-03-26  6:23   ` Guenter Roeck
2021-03-26  9:41     ` Thorsten Leemhuis
2021-03-28  9:23   ` Thorsten Leemhuis
2021-03-28 10:03     ` Greg KH
2021-03-29 22:44     ` Jonathan Corbet [this message]
2021-03-30  5:59       ` Greg KH
2021-03-30  8:41         ` Thorsten Leemhuis
2021-03-26  6:16 ` [Ksummit-discuss] [2/5] reporting-issues: step-by-step-guide: main and two sub-processes for stable/longterm Thorsten Leemhuis
2021-03-26  8:57   ` Greg KH
2021-03-26  6:19 ` [Ksummit-discuss] [4/5] reporting-issues: reference section, stable and longterm sub-processes Thorsten Leemhuis
2021-03-26  6:19 ` [Ksummit-discuss] [5/5] reporting-issues: addendum Thorsten Leemhuis
2021-03-26  6:55 ` [Ksummit-discuss] FYI & RFC: obsoleting reporting-bugs and making reporting-issues official Thorsten Leemhuis
2021-03-26  6:57 ` [Ksummit-discuss] [3a/5] reporting-issues: reference section, main guide Thorsten Leemhuis
2021-03-26  6:59 ` [Ksummit-discuss] [3b/5] " Thorsten Leemhuis
2021-03-26  8:59 ` [Ksummit-discuss] FYI & RFC: obsoleting reporting-bugs and making reporting-issues official Greg KH
2021-03-26  9:48   ` Thorsten Leemhuis

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