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From: Philip Li <philip.li@intel.com>
To: Thorsten Leemhuis <regressions@leemhuis.info>
Cc: kernel test robot <oliver.sang@intel.com>,
	Kai Huang <kai.huang@intel.com>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>, <kvm@vger.kernel.org>,
	<lkp@lists.01.org>, <lkp@intel.com>,
	<regressions@lists.linux.dev>
Subject: Re: [LKP] Re: [KVM] c3e0c8c2e8: leaking-addresses.proc..data..ro_after_init.
Date: Mon, 5 Sep 2022 10:38:06 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YxVhDnUBWHxErg0S@rli9-MOBL1.ccr.corp.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <e633e50a-a72a-0d55-7c96-a1853eff1b8e@leemhuis.info>

On Sat, Sep 03, 2022 at 12:27:19PM +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> On 02.09.22 14:26, Philip Li wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 02, 2022 at 12:54:05PM +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> >> On 01.09.22 15:24, Philip Li wrote:
> >>> On Thu, Sep 01, 2022 at 02:12:39PM +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> >
> > [...]
> >
> > Thanks for the encouragement :-) The flow/process is very helpful. We will follow
> > up a few things before we resuming the tracking
> > [...]
> 
> Great, thx!
> 
> >>> Usuaally, we also ping/discuss with developer when an issue enters
> >>> mainline if there's no response. This is one reason we tries to connect
> >>> with regzbot to track the issue on mainline, but we missed the point that
> >>> you mention below (it need look important).
> >>
> >> I just want to prevent the list of tracked regressions becoming too long
> >> (and thus obscure) due to many issues that are not worth tracking, as I
> >> fear people will then start to ignore regzbot and its reports. :-/
> > 
> > got it, we will be very careful to selectly tracking. Maybe we don't need
> > track the issue if it is responsed by developer quickly and can be solved
> > directly.
> 
> Maybe, but that will always bear the risk that something gets in the way
> (say a big problem is found in the proposed fix) and the regression in
> the end gets forgotten and remains unfixed -- which my tracking tries to
> prevent. Hence I'd say doing it the other way around (adding all
> regressions reported by the 0-day folks to regzbot and remove reports
> after a week or two if it's apparently something that can be ignored)
> would be the better approach.

Got it, we will follow this approach, to track the issue but remove them
after a week or two.

> 
> > But only track the one that is valuable, while it need more discussion, extra
> > testing, investigation and so one, that such problem can't be straight forward
> > to solve in short time. For such case, the tracking helps us to get back to this
> > even when there's a pause, like developer is blocked by testing or need switch
> > to other effort. This is just my thinking.
> 
> Yeah, the problem is just: it's easy to forget the regression to the
> tracking. :-/
> 
> >> Are you or someone from the 0day team an LPC? Then we could discuss this
> >> in person there.
> > 
> > We will join 2 MC (Rust, Testing) but all virtually, thus not able to discuss in
> > person :-( 
> 
> Okay, was worth asking. :-D
> 
> > But we are glad to join any further discussion or follow the suggested
> > rule if you have some discussion with other CI and reporters.
> 
> Yeah, I'm pretty sure we'll find a way to make everybody happy.
> 
> Ciao, Thorsten

      reply	other threads:[~2022-09-05  2:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-08-15 14:34 [KVM] c3e0c8c2e8: leaking-addresses.proc..data..ro_after_init kernel test robot
2022-09-01 12:12 ` Thorsten Leemhuis
2022-09-01 13:24   ` [LKP] " Philip Li
2022-09-02 10:54     ` Thorsten Leemhuis
2022-09-02 12:26       ` Philip Li
2022-09-03 10:27         ` Thorsten Leemhuis
2022-09-05  2:38           ` Philip Li [this message]

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