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From: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>
To: Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@lip6.fr>
Cc: Markus Elfring <Markus.Elfring@web.de>,
	Wen Yang <wen.yang99@zte.com.cn>,
	Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@socionext.com>,
	Gilles Muller <Gilles.Muller@lip6.fr>,
	Michal Marek <michal.lkml@markovi.net>,
	Nicolas Palix <nicolas.palix@imag.fr>,
	Yi Wang <wang.yi59@zte.com.cn>,
	kernel-janitors@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	cocci@systeme.lip6.fr
Subject: Re: [PATCH] coccinelle: put_device: reduce false positives
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 11:45:12 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20190326084512.GC32590@kadam> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <alpine.DEB.2.21.1903232104030.5660@hadrien>

On Sat, Mar 23, 2019 at 09:06:54PM +0100, Julia Lawall wrote:
> 
> 
> On Sat, 23 Mar 2019, Markus Elfring wrote:
> 
> > > Don't complain about a return when this function returns "&pdev->dev".
> >
> > Would this information qualify to add the tag “Fixes” to the commit message?
> 
> Fixes tags relate to stable kernels, so that one can see which stable
> kernels a particular patch should be propagated to.  There is no need to
> propagate patches on semantic patches to stable kernels.  People who run
> stable kernels are interested in their behavior, not the bug finding
> rules that they contain.

The Fixes tag is not just about stable...  For example, we use them for
statistics to see how quickly bugs get fixed etc.

regards,
dan carpenter


  reply	other threads:[~2019-03-26  8:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 39+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-03-23  6:14 Wen Yang
2019-03-23 13:41 ` Julia Lawall
2019-03-23 19:44 ` Markus Elfring
2019-03-23 20:06   ` Julia Lawall
2019-03-26  8:45     ` Dan Carpenter [this message]
2019-03-26  9:38       ` Julia Lawall
2019-03-26 10:11         ` Dan Carpenter
2019-03-26 10:15           ` Julia Lawall
2019-03-28 13:08             ` Masahiro Yamada
2019-03-28 14:19               ` Julia Lawall
2019-04-01  6:44               ` Coccinelle: " Markus Elfring
2019-04-01 20:04                 ` Julia Lawall
2019-05-13  8:55 ` [PATCH 0/5] Coccinelle: put_device: Adjustments for a SmPL script Markus Elfring
2019-05-13  8:59   ` [PATCH 1/5] Coccinelle: put_device: Adjust a message construction Markus Elfring
2019-05-13  9:35     ` Julia Lawall
2019-05-13 11:33       ` [1/5] " Markus Elfring
2019-05-13 11:36         ` Julia Lawall
2019-05-13 12:48           ` Markus Elfring
2019-07-06 13:13     ` [Cocci] [PATCH 1/5] " Masahiro Yamada
2019-05-13  9:01   ` [PATCH 2/5] Coccinelle: put_device: Add a cast to an expression for an assignment Markus Elfring
2019-05-13  9:33     ` Julia Lawall
2019-07-06 13:13     ` [Cocci] " Masahiro Yamada
2019-05-13  9:05   ` [PATCH 3/5] Coccinelle: put_device: Merge four SmPL when constraints into one Markus Elfring
2019-05-13  9:32     ` Julia Lawall
2019-05-13 11:48       ` [3/5] " Markus Elfring
2019-05-13 11:48       ` Markus Elfring
2019-05-13 11:51         ` Julia Lawall
2019-05-13 12:52           ` Markus Elfring
2019-05-13  9:07   ` [PATCH 4/5] Coccinelle: put_device: Extend when constraints for two SmPL ellipses Markus Elfring
2019-05-13  9:31     ` Julia Lawall
2019-05-13 12:22       ` [4/5] " Markus Elfring
2019-05-14  5:55       ` Markus Elfring
2019-05-14  6:52         ` Julia Lawall
2019-05-14  7:49           ` Markus Elfring
2019-05-14  7:49           ` Markus Elfring
2019-05-13  9:07   ` [PATCH 4/5] " Markus Elfring
2019-05-13  9:10   ` [PATCH 5/5] Coccinelle: put_device: Merge two SmPL when constraints into one Markus Elfring
2019-05-13  9:30     ` Julia Lawall
2019-05-13 12:35       ` [5/5] " Markus Elfring

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