Re: Reporting driver bugs.
From: Andrew Morton
Date: Tue Sep 26 2006 - 21:21:03 EST
On Tue, 26 Sep 2006 20:45:05 -0400
Jeff Garzik <jeff@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Nigel Cunningham wrote:
> > Hi everyone.
> > I've been involved in a little discussion this morning about reporting
> > driver bugs. In the past, I've tended to point people directly to the
> > driver author, but I've learnt that the preferred thing is to get people
> > to open reports on bugzilla.kernel.org.
> > I'm therefore writing to ask if those of you who help with triage could
> > point people there as well.
> Unfortunately there is no one right answer. Some driver maintainers
> don't see the bugzilla.kernel.org entry at all; others find it useful
> for tracking purposes.
> At the very least, one should make sure the driver author is always CC'd
> on initial bug reports.
I screen all bugzilla reports and ensure that each one gets to the appropriate developer, if there is one.
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