Re: Tracking and crediting bug reporters

From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Sat May 17 2008 - 18:55:48 EST

On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 10:35:43AM -0600, Jonathan Corbet wrote:
> [Operating in delayed response mode, sorry...]
> Adrian Bunk <bunk@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > In which format do you want data for commits already in 2.6.26?
> I hadn't thought about trying to backfill data for existing commits;
> that sounds like a fair amount of work for coverage which could still be
> somewhat spotty. If you have the data at hand, though, then a simple
> file of the form
> commit-id full-name <email>

How to indicate whether it's a Reported-by or a Bisected-by?

> could be dealt with. But is it really worth the effort?

Not sure whether you don't consider it important that the data you
publish is correct, but I will contribute the data I know about.

> Thanks,
> jon



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