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From: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
To: Leon Romanovsky <leon@kernel.org>
Cc: Trond Myklebust <trondmy@hammerspace.com>,
	"a.shelat@northeastern.edu" <a.shelat@northeastern.edu>,
	"davem@davemloft.net" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	"gregkh@linuxfoundation.org" <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	"chuck.lever@oracle.com" <chuck.lever@oracle.com>,
	"dwysocha@redhat.com" <dwysocha@redhat.com>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"kuba@kernel.org" <kuba@kernel.org>,
	"sudipm.mukherjee@gmail.com" <sudipm.mukherjee@gmail.com>,
	"bfields@fieldses.org" <bfields@fieldses.org>,
	"anna.schumaker@netapp.com" <anna.schumaker@netapp.com>,
	"pakki001@umn.edu" <pakki001@umn.edu>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH] SUNRPC: Add a check for gss_release_msg
Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 09:42:41 -0400
Message-ID: <20210421094241.1bb65758@gandalf.local.home> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YIAmrgZ4Bnqo/nmI@unreal>

On Wed, 21 Apr 2021 16:20:46 +0300
Leon Romanovsky <leon@kernel.org> wrote:

> > There really is no alternative for maintainers other than to always be
> > sceptical of patches submitted by people who are not known and trusted
> > members of the community, and to scrutinise those patches with more
> > care.  
> 

There's only a couple of contributors to my code that I will take without
looking deeply at what it does. And those are well respected developers
that many other people know.

> Right, my guess is that many maintainers failed in the trap when they
> saw respectful address @umn.edu together with commit message saying
> about "new static analyzer tool".
> 
> The mental bias here is to say that "oh, another academic group tries
> to reinvent the wheel, looks ok".

I'm skeptical of all static analyzers, as I've seen too many good ones
still produce crappy fixes. I look even more carefully if I see that it was
a tool that discovered the bug and not a human.

The one patch from Greg's reverts that affects my code was actually a
legitimate fix, and looking back at the thread of the submission, I even
asked if it was found via inspection or a tool.

https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20190419223718.17fa8246@oasis.local.home/

-- Steve

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Thread overview: 49+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-07  0:16 Aditya Pakki
2021-04-07 15:34 ` J. Bruce Fields
2021-04-08 15:01 ` Trond Myklebust
2021-04-08 15:24   ` Olga Kornievskaia
2021-04-08 16:02     ` Trond Myklebust
2021-04-20  7:15 ` Greg KH
2021-04-20 17:10   ` J. Bruce Fields
2021-04-21  5:10     ` Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-21  5:43       ` Greg KH
2021-04-21  6:08         ` Leon Romanovsky
     [not found]         ` <CA+EnHHSw4X+ubOUNYP2zXNpu70G74NN1Sct2Zin6pRgq--TqhA@mail.gmail.com>
2021-04-21  8:15           ` Greg KH
2021-04-21 10:07         ` Sudip Mukherjee
2021-04-21 10:21           ` Greg KH
2021-04-21 11:58             ` Shelat, Abhi
2021-04-21 12:08               ` Greg KH
2021-04-21 12:19               ` Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-21 13:11                 ` Trond Myklebust
2021-04-21 13:20                   ` Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-21 13:42                     ` Steven Rostedt [this message]
2021-04-21 13:21                   ` gregkh
2021-04-21 13:34                     ` Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-21 13:50                       ` gregkh
2021-04-21 14:12                         ` Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-21 18:50                         ` Alexander Grund
2021-04-21 13:37               ` J. Bruce Fields
2021-04-21 13:49                 ` Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-21 13:56                   ` J. Bruce Fields
2021-04-22 19:39                     ` J. Bruce Fields
2021-04-23 17:25                       ` Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-23 18:07                         ` J. Bruce Fields
2021-04-23 19:29                           ` Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-23 21:48                             ` J. Bruce Fields
2021-04-24  7:21                               ` Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-24 18:34                               ` Al Viro
2021-04-24 21:34                                 ` J. Bruce Fields
2021-04-25  0:41                                   ` Theodore Ts'o
2021-04-25  6:29                                     ` Greg KH
     [not found]                                       ` <20210426133605.GD21222@fieldses.org>
2021-04-26 13:47                                         ` J. Bruce Fields
2021-04-22  8:10             ` Sudip Mukherjee
2021-04-22  8:27               ` Greg KH
2021-04-21 12:51       ` Anna Schumaker
2021-04-21 14:15         ` Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-21 15:48           ` Theodore Ts'o
2021-04-21 17:34             ` Mike Rapoport
2021-04-22  3:57               ` Leon Romanovsky
2021-04-21 22:52 ` Guenter Roeck
     [not found] <CAHr+ZK-ayy2vku9ovuSB4egtOxrPEKxCdVQN3nFqMK07+K5_8g@mail.gmail.com>
2021-04-21 19:49 ` Theodore Ts'o
2021-04-22  7:50   ` Eric Biggers
2021-04-21 20:27 Weikeng Chen

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