Please move your ABRT bugs upstream

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Sun Apr 25 07:12:49 UTC 2010

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.

Actually, it's more likely to work for small projects with a single 
developer who can just sign up everywhere. Large projects really need their 
bugs filed in a central place so their developers can coordinate.

        Kevin Kofler

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