This "karma" stuff is a pain!
mmaslano at redhat.com
Fri Mar 16 16:59:46 UTC 2012
On 03/16/2012 05:15 PM, John Ellson wrote:
> On 03/16/2012 05:13 AM, Michael Scherer wrote:
>> Le jeudi 15 mars 2012 à 12:49 -0400, John Ellson a écrit :
>>> Can we just generate "karma" from a comment in bugzilla please? Having
>>> to find some other weird place to indicate that a fix "works for me" is
>>> a real pain.
>> Have you tried fedora-easy-karma ?
> This is supposed to be easy?
> "Run fedora-cert, included with fedora-easy-karma as a
> dependency, to set up a certificate with your FAS credentials. "
> I'm sure "karma" is useful to Release-Engineering. I just think the
> scope is wrong for a bug reporter.
> Take, for example:
> The update contains fixes for three problems: 800690, 798102, 802540
> I contributed to the first bug, 800690, and duly tested and reported
> "works for me", but I had no involvement in the other two, so I'm not in
> a position to judge their "karma".
> I think these release updates should automatically gain partial, per-bug
> karma from "works for me" in the bug reports.
> "karma" for the update in total needs to come from people in a
> "release-engineering" role, rather than people in a "bug
> reporting/fixing/testing role".
> I agree that people using an "update testing" repository are reasonable
> candidates for the "release-engineering" role, but "bug
> reporting/fixing/testing" role doesn't require "update testing". The
> bugs fixes might be tested directly from koji, or from some private
> builds, or even from local patching.
> I am trying to be constructive here. We're all busy people. I just
> think that "karma" is outside of a reasonable workflow for a bug reporter.
I agree with you, but we didn't find better way yet. Let's ask Luke if
it's even possible.
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