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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86/asm: Fix inline asm call constraints for GCC 4.4
On Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 04:53:09PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 2:58 PM, Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@redhat.com> wrote:
> >
> > Reported-by: kernel test robot <xiaolong.ye@intel.com>
> > Fixes: f5caf621ee35 ("x86/asm: Fix inline asm call constraints for Clang")
> > Signed-off-by: Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@redhat.com>
>
> Side note: it's not like I personally need the credit, but in general
> I really want people to pick up on who debugged the code and pointed
> to the solution. That's often more of the work than the fix itself.
>
> The kernel test robot report looked to be ignored as a "gcc-4.4 is too
> old to worry about" thing. People who then step up and analyze the
> problem are rare as it is. They need to be credited in the commit
> logs.
>
> We don't have any fixed format for that, but it's pretty free-form. So
> we have tags like
>
> Root-caused-by:
> Diagnosed-by:
> Analyzed-by:
> Debugged-by:
> Bisected-by:
> Fix-suggested-by:
>
> etc for giving credit to people who figured out some part of a bug
> (and, having grepped for this, we also a _shitload_ of miss-spellings
> of various things ;)

Indeed, credit is important and I try to give it where it's due. Sorry
for the snub! I anoint you with:

Debugged-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>

--
Josh

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