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SubjectRe: Reminder: 1 open syzbot bug in rtc subsystem
On Tue 2019-07-30 19:27:07, Eric Biggers wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 28, 2019 at 03:23:33PM +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > On Tue 2019-07-23 19:50:08, Eric Biggers wrote:
> > > [This email was generated by a script. Let me know if you have any suggestions
> > > to make it better, or if you want it re-generated with the latest status.]
> > >
> > > Of the currently open syzbot reports against the upstream kernel, I've manually
> > > marked 1 of them as possibly being a bug in the rtc subsystem.
> > >
> > > If you believe this bug is no longer valid, please close the syzbot report by
> > > sending a '#syz fix', '#syz dup', or '#syz invalid' command in reply to the
> > > original thread, as explained at https://goo.gl/tpsmEJ#status
> > >
> > > If you believe I misattributed this bug to the rtc subsystem, please let me
> > > know, and if possible forward the report to the correct people or mailing list.
> > >
> > > Here is the bug:
> >
> >
> > Can you stop spamming lkml?
> >
> > Sending 20 "reminders" in a row is not something human would do, and it is not
> > something your bot should be allowed to do, either.
> >
>
> Hi Pavel, just to clarify, though I used a script to generate these emails, I
> manually reviewed and sent each one; I also manually assigned the subsystems and
> sanity checked the bisection results. (I'm also not on the syzbot team. I just
> care about the security and reliability of the Linux kernel...) The reason
> there are so many of these emails is that there are a lot of kernel subsystems
> with open bug reports, many clearly still valid -- even considering that I
> decided to skip some subsystems after deciding to just fix the bugs myself,
> update the bug statuses myself, send some other email, or just wait.
>
> I suppose there's some argument to be made that it's too noisy to Cc
> linux-kernel when I've already assigned a subsystem, though, so I'll try
> dropping linux-kernel from Cc for next time and just using the subsystem list
> and maintainers, and see if that goes any better or worse.

That should do the trick. Thanks!

> Note that the syzbot reports themselves are still going to linux-kernel, though.

Yes, I know. I'm not entirely sure that is good idea.

Pavel
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