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From: Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: Thorsten Leemhuis <linux@leemhuis.info>
Cc: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>,
	linux-doc@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH v1 1/2] MAINTAINERS: add regressions mailing list
Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2021 11:56:20 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YG2BxMBLqEt4mkgS@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <f959331ed0e1a8ed59be9771fcab64378bd6977d.1617786974.git.linux@leemhuis.info>

On Wed, Apr 07, 2021 at 11:21:55AM +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> Add the newly created regression mailing list finally created after it
> already had been agreed on during the maintainers summit 2017 (see
> https://lwn.net/Articles/738216/ ). The topic was recently discussed
> again, where an idea to create a broader list for all issues was
> discussed, but Linus preferred a more targeted list:
> https://lkml.kernel.org/r/CAHk-=wgiYqqLzsb9-UpfH+=ktk7ra-2fOsdc_ZJ7WF47wS73CA@mail.gmail.com/
> 
> Hence, the creation for that list was asked for and granted:
> https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=212557
> 
> In the end it became regressions@lists.linux.dev instead of
> linux-regressions@lists.linux.dev as 'Linux' is redundant in the latter
> case.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Thorsten Leemhuis <linux@leemhuis.info>
> ---
> I was a bit unsure how to add that list to MAINTAINERS. I considered
> adding a 'M:' with my name and email address there as well, but getting
> CCed on a lot of regression reports might be a bit much. I also left a
> 'S: supported' out, as that doesn't make much sense in this case afaics;
> and I checked, there are other entries that don't have those two (but
> it's rare).

Put your name there, you are the "maintainer of regressions!"  :)

Seriously, it's good to do that, maintainers entries that just have no
one "responsible" always seem to end up being a black hole.

> 
> Ciao, Thorsten
> ---
>  MAINTAINERS | 4 ++++
>  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/MAINTAINERS b/MAINTAINERS
> index 03b2096a5f8f..dd5743d1f743 100644
> --- a/MAINTAINERS
> +++ b/MAINTAINERS
> @@ -15212,6 +15212,10 @@ F:	Documentation/devicetree/bindings/regmap/
>  F:	drivers/base/regmap/
>  F:	include/linux/regmap.h
>  
> +REGRESSIONS
> +L:	regressions@lists.linux.dev
> +K:	regression

A bit more information here perhaps?  This will not really help anyone
out to know what to do.

thanks,

greg k-h

  reply	other threads:[~2021-04-07  9:56 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-07  9:21 [RFC PATCH v1 0/2] Add regression mailing list with basics for tracking Thorsten Leemhuis
2021-04-07  9:21 ` [RFC PATCH v1 1/2] MAINTAINERS: add regressions mailing list Thorsten Leemhuis
2021-04-07  9:56   ` Greg KH [this message]
2021-04-07 10:51     ` Thorsten Leemhuis
2021-04-07 14:56       ` Greg KH
2021-04-07 17:53         ` Thorsten Leemhuis
2021-04-07  9:21 ` [RFC PATCH v1 2/2] docs: reporting-issues: make everyone CC the regressions list Thorsten Leemhuis
2021-04-07 10:00   ` Greg KH
2021-04-07 11:21     ` Thorsten Leemhuis
2021-04-07 14:58       ` Greg KH
2021-04-08 17:31   ` Jonathan Corbet
2021-04-09 11:54     ` Thorsten Leemhuis

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