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    SubjectRe: Reporting bugs and bisection
    On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 04:05:13PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
    > On Mon, 14 Apr 2008 15:01:05 -0700 (PDT)
    > David Miller <davem@davemloft.net> wrote:
    >
    > > From: James Morris <jmorris@namei.org>
    > > Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2008 01:54:00 +1000 (EST)
    > >
    > > > - Things like "who made the kernel" statistics and related articles ignore
    > > > code review.
    > >
    > > Note the apparent irony in that the person who ends up often on the
    > > top of those lists, Al Viro, is also someone who also does a
    > > significant amount of code review.
    > >
    > > I think this is no accident.
    >
    > "who made the kernel" was an interesting and useful exercise, but if you
    > like irony then...
    >
    > - The way to boost your commit count is to submit buggy patches and to
    > then fix your own bugs.
    >
    > - The way to lower your commit count is to fix things in other people's
    > patches, then fold your fix into the base patch. I've lost over 1000
    > commits that way. Unless they are counting '^ [akpm' as a commit.

    And if Dave speaks about these stats : http://lwn.net/Articles/237768/
    then Al does not even appear in it, which proves your point.

    Willy



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