bugzilla.redhat.com vs upstream bug trackers

Michael Schwendt mschwendt at gmail.com
Mon Jun 17 13:10:02 UTC 2013

On Mon, 17 Jun 2013 13:02:04 +0000, Jóhann B. Guðmundsson wrote:

> On 06/17/2013 01:00 PM, Orcan Ogetbil wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 4:52 AM, Florian Weimer wrote:
> >> >I would like to avoid creating accounts in gazillion upstream bug trackers,
> > Aha! Should the package maintainers play the middle man in the
> > gazillion upstream bug tracker accounts? This sounds neither very
> > thoughtful nor quite efficient.
> >
> It's your responsibility as an maintainer in the distribution to be in 
> contact with upstream, subscribed to their mailing lists, have an 
> account in their upstream tracker and participate in their upstream 
> community so yes that comes with the territory of being a responsible 
> maintainer in the distribution...

Let's not argue about it again and again, please. What works well for some
packages and some software projects, isn't always feasible.


Oh, and btw, we need more (co-)maintainers for packages.

Michael Schwendt
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