Please move your ABRT bugs upstream

Thomas Spura tomspur at
Sat Apr 24 17:17:16 UTC 2010

Am Samstag, den 24.04.2010, 22:14 +0530 schrieb Rahul Sundaram:
> On 04/24/2010 09:49 PM, Thomas Spura wrote:
> > Am Samstag, den 24.04.2010, 13:27 +0530 schrieb Rahul Sundaram:
> >> There is a alternative.  For some of my packages,  I have asked upstream
> >> to sign up for a Fedora account and apply to watch commits and bugs.  
> >> Since my packages are either patch free or I apply patches recommended
> >> by upstream, they have been willing to do this.  Saves me a lot of work
> >> from having to do mechanical forwarding of bug reports.  I understand
> >> this method won't work for everyone but it is well worth considering.  . 
> >>     
> > You can't expect this from every upstream developer...
> > Maybe from big projects, but not every small programm with maybe just a
> > snipped in it.
> I already said that very clearly.  I merely wanted package maintainers
> to consider it as a option.  That's all. 

That's true, but it sounded more like a 'solution' to the problem, and
that's unfortunately not :(
We should also find a solution for packages, where the maintainers
didn't consider it as a option… Unfortunately this will be the case for
the most of the packages out there.


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