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SubjectRe: [kbuild-all] [tip: x86/vmware] input/vmmouse: Update the backdoor call with support for new instructions
On Fri, Aug 30, 2019 at 02:20:53PM +0800, Philip Li wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 30, 2019 at 08:06:27AM +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > Philip,
> >
> > On Fri, 30 Aug 2019, Philip Li wrote:
> >
> > > > wanna test trees, I'd suggest simply testing TIP's tip/master branch
> > > > which gets redone on a daily basis instead of testing patches in the
> > > > tip-bot{,2} notification mails.
> > >
> > > Thanks Boris for the input. Besides the repo monitoring, we also check the patches
> > > in mailing lists, and try to apply patch to a suitable base. Do you think we can
> > > skip the mailing list of tip-bot{,2}?
> >
> > As I just explained in a reply to another random build failure caused by this.
> >
> > tip-bot2 is a notification mechanism to let people know that a particular
> > patch has been merged into one of the tip tree branches. These mails are
> > also properly threaded most of the time and reply to the patch which was
> > sent to the mailing list.
> >
> > So yes, randomly picking patches from tip-bot2 is not useful at all. The
> > mails contain the information to which tip branch the patch has been
> > applied, so the only useful information for your bot is to select the
> > branch which got the new patches and start testing on that one.
> thanks for your patience. I just realize we actually block tip-bot, but
> not tip-bot2. I will update the logic to avoid this issue, and we will
> keep monitor for a while to fix new issue if any.
BTW: the related service need some time to be upgraded after code change,
some already fetched patches will continue sending out noisy mails until
they are consumed. Sorry about this.

>
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > tglx

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