bugzilla bugzappers?

Simo Sorce ssorce at redhat.com
Thu Nov 4 12:23:11 UTC 2010

On Wed, 3 Nov 2010 23:10:54 -0400
Orcan Ogetbil <oget.fedora at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am pretty sure a subset of these closed bugs are "mass-closing" of
> bugs when a maintainer updates the software. Sometimes, when you
> forward the report upstream, they don't understand the output either,
> and say "it may be fixed, just update and try". You update the
> software, put it to testing, and ask the user if it is fixed for him.
> The user doesn't respond as usual. Then you mark it as fixed without
> really knowing what's going on. Then you have such statistics. YAY!

If you as a maintainer close it as fixed instead of 'insufficient data'
then you are at fault. I never close as fixed unless I have
confirmation (or I know because i tested/fixed myself).


Simo Sorce * Red Hat, Inc * New York

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