[erlang-questions] R13B01: erts_cpu_info_update() "int mib;" + sysctl call trashes stack
Wed Jul 29 13:18:03 CEST 2009
Michael Turner writes:
> And what's the process for getting involved in cleaning up these sorts
> of messes? If it's "not really a bug", can I still submit it in
> patch format?
> >Proper bug reporting procedure is to send an email to the erlang-bugs
> >mailing list . . .
> Thanks, will do.
> Which brings up another software engineering / website / community issue:
> I didn't know what to do here, because I had not only found a bug, but
> wanted to submit a patch, and trapexit.org is misleading about this.
> I went to the obvious place:
> http://forum.trapexit.org/viewforum.php?f=3 [*]
> There, you'll see that
> (1) the most recent submitted patch is (implausibly) over a year ago;
> (2) the Site Admin's sticky posting says "For instruction [sic] how to
> register, please visit http://www.erlang.org/mailman/listinfo" -- which
> is a dead link.
> At that point, I gave up, came here, and asked. Sorry to be complaining
> so much here. I know it is an inappropriate list for these questions
> and comments. But I can't seem to get registered as a user.
> -michael turner
> [*] Not obvious from the URL? Meta-meta-issue: why aren't trapexit.org
> URLs more informative?
> Meta-meta-meta-issue: how does one get involved in improving
> www.trapexit.org? I'd sure like to put the Search box up near
> Navigation (search is, after all, navigation), or in the upper right
> hand corner, the most obvious place to look.
> As it is, I have to hit my browser's right scroll bar twice to get to
> the www.trapexit.org search box.
www.erlang.org is the primary Erlang site, not www.trapexit.org.
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