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authorJ. Bruce Fields2008-02-07 02:13:40 -0600
committerLinus Torvalds2008-02-07 10:42:17 -0600
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REPORTING-BUGS: cc the mailing list too
People should also cc relevant mailing lists when reporting bugs. Signed-off-by: J. Bruce Fields <bfields@citi.umich.edu> Acked-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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@@ -10,11 +10,12 @@ bug report. This explains what you should do with the "Oops" information
10to make it useful to the recipient. 10to make it useful to the recipient.
11 11
12 Send the output to the maintainer of the kernel area that seems to 12 Send the output to the maintainer of the kernel area that seems to
13be involved with the problem. Don't worry too much about getting the 13be involved with the problem, and cc the relevant mailing list. Don't
14wrong person. If you are unsure send it to the person responsible for the 14worry too much about getting the wrong person. If you are unsure send it
15code relevant to what you were doing. If it occurs repeatably try and 15to the person responsible for the code relevant to what you were doing.
16describe how to recreate it. That is worth even more than the oops itself. 16If it occurs repeatably try and describe how to recreate it. That is
17The list of maintainers is in the MAINTAINERS file in this directory. 17worth even more than the oops itself. The list of maintainers and
18mailing lists is in the MAINTAINERS file in this directory.
18 19
19 If it is a security bug, please copy the Security Contact listed 20 If it is a security bug, please copy the Security Contact listed
20in the MAINTAINERS file. They can help coordinate bugfix and disclosure. 21in the MAINTAINERS file. They can help coordinate bugfix and disclosure.