Re: RFC: create mailing list "linux-issues" focussed on issues/bugs and regressions

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James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, 2021-03-22 at 13:16 -0400, Konstantin Ryabitsev wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 22, 2021 at 04:18:14PM +0100, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> > > Note, there is a second reason why ksummit-discuss is CCed: another
> > > reason why I want to create this new list is making it easier to
> > > find and track regressions reported to our various mailing lists
> > > (often without LKML in CC, as for some subsystems it's seems to be
> > > custom to not CC it). 
> > 
> > FYI, there will soon be a unified "search all of
> > regardless of the list/feed source" capability that may make it
> > unnecessary to create a separate list for this purpose. There's
> > active ongoing work in the public-inbox project to provide parallel
> > ways to follow aggregate topics, including query-based subscriptions
> > (i.e. "put a thread into my inbox whenever someone mentions my
> > favourite file/function/device name"). This work is not complete yet,
> > but I have great hopes that it will become available in the next
> > little while.

Yes, making progress and learning new tricks to make the WWW UI faster :>

> > Once we have this ability, we should be able to plug in multiple
> > sources beyond just mailing lists, including a feed of all
> > changes. This should allow someone an easy way to
> > query specific bugs and may not require the creation of a separate
> > list.
> > 
> > I'm not opposed to the creation of a new list, of course -- just want
> > to make sure it's aligned with the improvements we are working to
> > make available.
> I suspect the problem is that there's no known useful search string to
> find a bug report even given a searchable set of lists, so the main
> purpose of this list would be "if it's on here, it's a bug report" and
> the triage team can cc additional lists as appropriate.  Then we simply
> tell everyone to send kernel bugs to this list and ask maintainers to
> cc it if a bug report shows up on their list?

It seems having "bug" or "regression" in the subject could be sufficient?

"s:Regression" or "s:Bug" can be used to query messages reasonably
quickly: ||

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