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Date:   Wed, 11 May 2022 10:35:54 -0700
From:   Dave Taht <>
To:     Linus Torvalds <>
Cc:     Nathan Chancellor <>,
        "Michael S. Tsirkin" <>,
        Konstantin Ryabitsev <>,
        KVM list <>,
        virtualization <>,
        Netdev <>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
Subject: Re: [GIT PULL] virtio: last minute fixup

On Wed, May 11, 2022 at 2:54 AM Linus Torvalds
<> wrote:

> but what *is* interesting, and where the "Link:" line is very useful,
> is finding where the original problem that *caused* that patch to be
> posted in the first place.

More generally, inside and outside the linux universe, a search engine
that searched for all the *closed bugs* and their symptoms, in the
world would often be helpful. There is such a long deployment tail and
in modern bug trackers the closed bugs tend to vanish, even though the
problem might still exist in the field for another decade or more.

FQ World Domination pending:
Dave Täht CEO, TekLibre, LLC

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