Somebody still has to answer it - loads of mails to LKML go unanswered
because people are spending their time coding instead of reading the
list, (which is good).
> I also don't trust things like this where if something goes wrong,
> we could lose the bug report.
How? I don't see as that is more likely than with Bugzilla. Anyway,
loads of LKML posts get ignored, and nobody seems to worry about it :-).
> People are also more likely to ping-pong ,argue or "how do I..."
> with a human than they are with an automated robot.
The idea is that the bug database does a sanity check on their bug
report. It still gets entered in to the database, but it would return
You submitted a bug to the bug database. Please note the following:
* You mentioned kernel version foobar. This appears to be a vendor
kernel, not an official kernel tree. Your distribution maintainers
might be more appropriate people to contact
* You included an undecoded oops - this is probably useless. Please
read the FAQ.
Thanks for using the bug database. Your bug has been assigned to
I don't see any way of making Bugzilla do all the things I described
originally, specifically the advanced tracking of versions tested.
That could help to find duplicates, which is a big problem when you
have 1000+ bugs.
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