Weekend PR smashing
linimon at lonesome.com
Fri Feb 5 08:37:08 UTC 2010
On Thu, Feb 04, 2010 at 04:09:48AM -0600, Mark Linimon wrote:
> Reports that are duplicates indicate that various users are being affected
> by one underlying problem. At one point I was trying to gather them all
> into a page. I was hoping more people would do the analysis and send me
> additions for it. However, it looks as though the script that generates
> that page has rotted. I'll re-add it to my list of things-to-do ...
This report is now fixed.
> We have more kern/ PRs than any other category. This category is
> overloaded to mean both kernel, libraries, networking, and device
> drivers. http://people.freebsd.org/~linimon/studies/prs/pr_tag_index.html
> makes this much more tractable.
I forgot to mention the 2-level hierarchy that I have set up, where you
can look at PRs starting with e.g. "disk/driver" and then drill down to
a page that references all the related PRs by manpage. It may have been
just as well, since the report had also gotten stale. However, it is once
> There would also a slightly different way of looking at things, the ones
> with '[panic]' in the Synopsis. Hmm, I thought there was such a page,
> but it doesn't seem so. I'll put it on my list to create one.
Finally, I have fixed other problems, such as broken links, in other various
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