Re: [RFC PATCH v2 1/2] docs: add a document about regression handling

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On 07.01.22 16:37, Matthias Brugger wrote:
> On 07/01/2022 15:21, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
>> Create a document explaining various aspects around regression handling
>> and tracking both for users and developers. Among others describe the
>> first rule of Linux kernel development and what it means in practice.
>> Also explain what a regression actually is and how to report one
>> properly. The text additionally provides a brief introduction to the bot
>> the kernel's regression tracker uses to facilitate his work. To sum
>> things up, provide a few quotes from Linus to show how serious he takes
>> regressions.
>> Signed-off-by: Thorsten Leemhuis <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> [...]
>> +The important bits for people fixing regressions
>> +================================================
>> +
>> +When receiving regression reports by mail, check if the reporter CCed
>> `the
>> +regression mailing list <>`_
>> +(regressions@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx). If not, forward or bounce the report
>> to the Linux
>> +kernel's regression tracker (regressions@xxxxxxxxxxxxx), unless you
>> plan on
> I would have expected it to be the same mailing list
> (regressions@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx), is this a typo maybe?

Thx for taking a look. Hmm. That's possible, but I (and the grep call I
just ran) fail to spot the typo.

Maybe the wording is to confusing: regressions@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx is the
list, regressions@xxxxxxxxxxxxx is a dedicated email address I (the
kernel's regression tracker) use for regression tracking (which reminds
me: maybe I should ask for a alias like regressions@xxxxxxxxxx or

Ciao, Thorsten

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