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Re: kern/21222 (cannot mount CD due to "lost interrupt" console messages)
The following reply was made to PR kern/21222; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
To: Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
Cc: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>,
Subject: Re: kern/21222 (cannot mount CD due to "lost interrupt" console
Date: Sun, 22 Jun 2008 19:19:09 +0000
On Sun, Jun 22, 2008 at 06:46:14PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > Well, "may be fixed". I think it might be better to leave this one
> > open (or marked "stuck", when we can do that) in case someone else
> > comes along with the same HW.
> Do we have a global policy about this ?
Not really, but realistically closed PRs are not reopened except by
people who already know about them. A different person who comes along
with the same problem won't look for a match among issues that are
supposedly already fixed... even if they search the database at all.
> I'd prefer to have a PR re-opened
> by someone who see the issue on the same hardware, than leaving it
> in non-closed state and have this someone say "there's already a PR about
> it, no need to report my problem".
That's true. But the existence of this discussion in the PR itself
should prevent that. :-)
(The reason I've been arguing for a "stuck" state is to make this
clear, though. There are quite a few PRs in this situation.)
David A. Holland
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