Weekend PR smashing

Mark Linimon 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 ...
>   http://people.freebsd.org/~linimon/studies/prs/well_known_prs.html

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
again up-to-date:


> 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.

Now created:


Finally, I have fixed other problems, such as broken links, in other various
pages under



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