Subject: Re: today's commit to wskbd.c/wsksymvar.h
To: Elad Efrat <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Mike M. Volokhov <email@example.com>
Date: 04/04/2007 15:32:04
Elad Efrat <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> email@example.com wrote:
> >> This has broken my keyboard; a while after bootup, my delete key
> >> stops working (I have to use control-H), and pressing certain
> >> [ordinary] key combinations (that I don't recall) invoked the
> >> debugger. Reverting to the previous revisions fixed the problem.
> >> Has anyone else experienced this?
> > Yes, my delete key stopped working too. I didn't fall into the debugger though.
> I did.
Elad, could you post more details here? The changes wasn't so intrusive
to gain kernel panic.
> this patch went for public review on 2007-03-29 and received not even
> one "okay" (or comments, for that matter), and was still committed to
> the kernel by a member of the www team less than a week later.
> I'm cc'ing the netbsd core group so that the public can hear more about
> how things like this happen, and what is planned to ensure that at least
> in the long term netbsd's code base does not become a big pile of
The patch was reverted. Next patch will be submitted as PR. Please
feel free to add any limitations and set exact timeouts in the
Commit Guidelines to handle further problems.