akurtako at redhat.com
Fri Nov 5 07:27:46 UTC 2010
> On Thu, Nov 04, 2010 at 11:58:21PM +0000, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" wrote:
> > On 11/04/2010 10:22 PM, Orcan Ogetbil wrote:
> > > 2- ABRT should keep track of unresponsive users. If a user has an
> > > outstanding "needinfo?" flag for the bugs sent through ABRT, he
> > > shouldn't be able to send a new bug report through ABRT for my
> > > packages.
> > Since this has turned into general pony request to the ABRT I shall
> > throw in one for the reporters
> > On behalf of all reporters that have never received a response from a
> > maintainer on a component they have reported against I not only ask the
> > ABRT maintainers to block any reports against those component that a
> > maintainer has not responded but I also request that those components
> > get removed from bugzilla.redhat.com.
> > > 3- Ability to turn off ABRT for certain packages. Whenever I provide
> > > an application package with no nonstandard patches and there is a
> > > crash, it is most definitely not my fault. The user should be
> > > instructed to take the backtrace upstream to the URL of the package
> > > and report it in their bug tracker/mailing list. Even better, ABRT can
> > > file the bug directly upstream. I am willing to provide the
> > > information of upstream bug trackers/mailing lists for all of my
> > > packages.
> > This confusion has been going on for enough of release cycles already
> > and I think it's time for FPC to step in and clarify what are the
> > maintainers/packagers responsibility towards the Fedora community and
> > it's user base to avoid any further rifts between QA members and
> > maintainers.
> This one's fesco, not fpc. (Policy about maintaining packages rather than
> how to create quality packages).
> Perhaps a slightly easier to implement method of achieving something
> similar would be to orphan packages that have ignored bug reports rather
> than to remove their bugzilla components.
So what if I got 100 bug reports and didn't answered 10 bugs you will want to
orphan my package?
Welcome to the world without gtk, openjdk, eclipse-platform, kdelibs ....
I can't see why can't we just admit - This is our best feel free to join us
and help ?? (someone should find better wording)
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