Why should I ever bother filing another bug?
awilliam at redhat.com
Mon Nov 8 23:01:11 UTC 2010
On Sun, 2010-11-07 at 19:00 -0500, Felix Miata wrote:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=623742 was duped to newer bug
> The older:
> 1-began life with equivalent summary: "system-config-display fails "
> 2-contains same comment 0 information as the latter
> 3-was directed to be filed by triagers on IRC
> 4-has 48 CCs
> If bug fixers plan to only fix bugs they themselves file or randomly choose
> to attach patches to, there's no need for anyone else to file bugs, as the
> fixers obviously can't be bothered to see what bugs already have been filed.
> They might as well be the only testers too.
> If I was a regular triager in Redhat's Bugzilla, this would put an end to it.
jeez, over-react much?
The duping was done by Lubomir, as he was providing a patch to fix the
problem (which is, lest we forget, what we all wanted in the first
place). He explained his reasoning right in the comment. I don't know
why you think it's a great idea to blow this up into a huge issue on a
We have fairly permissive permissions on Bugzilla, because we don't have
enough people to rule it with an iron fist, so we mostly trust people to
Get It Right. If there's a major ongoing systemic problem we have
mechanisms for dealing with it. A case where one other community member
did something you disagree with while he was busy actually fixing the
bug really doesn't qualify, IMO.
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