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SubjectRe: Reporting bugs (was Re: [ck] Re: Linus 2.6.23-rc1)

On 28/07/07, Stefan Richter <> wrote:
> Martin Steigerwald wrote:
> > There are just about 9000 bugs in the kernel bugtracker and about 150000
> > bugs in the KDE bugtracker. Granted KDE bugtracker includes a lot of
> > applications, but still I think the number of bug reports in the kernel
> > bugtracker is ridicolously low. And I think thats because many users
> > don't bother to report bugs upstream for the Linux kernel, not because
> > that those bugs aren't there.
> >
> > I hope that the ck mailing list community will continue to be active and
> > possibly try to get swap prefetch and some other goodies of the ck
> > patchset into mainline. And I think it would also be a good idea for ck
> > mailing list community to report desktop related issues in the kernel
> > bugtracker. I think I will take the courage next time I find anything,
> > and report it straight there.
> A word of caution about, to those who don't know
> already: By far not all maintainers and developers use bugzilla.
> I don't know for which subsystems it makes sense to file a report in
> bugzilla. I think your best bet is to report at the mailinglists
> listed in linux/MAINTAINERS.

Please CC all bug reports to LKML. I've got a large mailbox, but I
don't want to subscribe all linux-* mailing lists :).


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