Re: linux-next: Tree for Oct 24

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Fri Oct 25 2013 - 14:04:43 EST

On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 7:17 PM, Guenter Roeck <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I think one problem we have is how to report breakages. Any summary
> mail or web page doesn't help if no one looks at it. It does help lot
> to send specific e-mail along the line of "Commit 'bla' caused build 'x'
> to fail as follows" to the respective mailing list and patch authors,
> but that takes a lot of time which at least I don't have. And people
> might get annoyed by automated e-mails, so that might not be a good
> idea either.

In theory, these blame emails can be automated using some git bisect



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