[llvmlinux] percpu | bitmap issue? (Cannot boot on bare metal due to a kernel NULL pointer dereference)

Sedat Dilek sedat.dilek at gmail.com
Mon Sep 14 10:22:24 UTC 2015

On Mon, Sep 14, 2015 at 11:59 AM, Ingo Molnar <mingo at kernel.org> wrote:
> * Sedat Dilek <sedat.dilek at gmail.com> wrote:
>> From my side... How can the correbolation be improved...?
> The best workflow would be for someone to send patches that are considered clean
> enough.

What do you mean by "patches that are considered clean"?

"Clean" in the sense of is-not-a-hackery and/or
patch-does-not-follow-Linux-kernel-development-guidelines [1]?


[ commit subject-line ]

Like a "meaningful" subject-line...
I have seen patches which did not use commonly-used labels, like "x86/weight:".
( 'git log /path/to/file' tells someone how other's did it. )

[ commit message ]

Personally, I did not like the embedded commit-messages (change-log) -
it was sometimes not very helpful.
Helpful would be hints to a discussion thread (ML), bug-no in BTS,
output of a BROKEN build, etc.


Oh, if we all would follow Peter H. blog-article "On commit messages" [2].
( /me dreams of a better world. )

- Sedat -

[1] http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/tree/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
[2] http://who-t.blogspot.de/2009/12/on-commit-messages.html

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