Bug 531464 - why the WONTFIX?
przemek.klosowski at nist.gov
Mon Jul 12 19:34:44 UTC 2010
On 07/11/2010 05:23 PM, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> The only _noise_ I've seen was abrt allowing someone to report crashes
> against included example matplotlib scripts (scripts which require
> non-default matplotlib userspace configurations to work), and the abrt
> developers have solved that problem to my satisfaction.
Well, I filed those matplotlib bugs, and, while I agree with you on the
specific point that in this case they were spurious, I propose that
running example scripts (or data, or tutorial, or whatever) is a
reasonable and productive test case. I collaborated in fixing a
longstanding bug in Tcl/BLT that was first documented as a demo crash.
It doesn't look good when the application-provided examples crash. I see
that it's a complex issue between the upstream and packagers, but I
think the policy should be "it either runs or gives a clear message that
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