Patches for trivial bugs sitting in bugzilla -> trivial patch policy?

Kevin Fenzi kevin at
Thu Jun 26 20:33:54 UTC 2014

On Thu, 26 Jun 2014 13:01:05 -0500
Yaakov Selkowitz <yselkowi at> wrote:

> On 2014-06-26 11:17, Richard Hughes wrote:
> > On 26 June 2014 17:02, Simone Caronni <negativo17 at> wrote:
> >> +1 from me!
> >
> > If it's a trivial patch then I think it makes sense to just do it.
> >  From someone that touches hundreds of different projects every
> > month, I've found it's better to ask forgiveness than permission :)
> As previously stated, that only works if you are a provenpackager.
> The question is for those of us who are not, but are trying to help.
> This seems to be particularly needed around mass rebuilds, which IMHO 
> should be an "all-hands-on-deck" time.  For example, I've been going 
> through the sizable F21FTBFS list[1][2], looking for arm-specific
> bugs and fixing what else I can along the way.  So far most of my
> ~100 patches are just bitrotting in bugzilla, while branching is less
> than two weeks away.
> As a newcomer to Fedora development, is there something else I should 
> doing to get these patches reviewed and committed?

I'm pretty swamped, but I'm happy to go through them as time permits
and help apply/build them. 

I assume they are attached to each of the FTBFS bugs?

If other provenpackgers have time it would be great to apply these
before branching. 

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