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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86_64 ia32 syscall restart fix

* Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:

> So the kernel is probably fairly odd in generally not asking for any
> fixed-format stuff at all (like the GNU changelogs do) but instead
> writing a small human-readable novella ;)

i think it's also a good learning tool. Subscribing to git-commits-head
might be more useful to a newbie these days than subscribing to lkml :-/

and one area where commit messages are totally important IMO is bug
forensics. For every regression we find we try to put in the commit ID
that broke it. Information like that is vital to have a good (and
objective) picture about how bugs get into and get out of the kernel and
it also alerts us to change/improve infrastructure if certain categories
of bugs happen too often.

Ingo


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