Release-critical bug process?

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Thu Feb 19 01:57:49 UTC 2009

Christopher Beland wrote:
> Perhaps it would be advantageous for BugZappers to have a goal of
> triaging all bugs marked "urgent" in Bugzilla relatively quickly.  This
> is the easiest way for bug reporters to flag possible blockers,
> especially the inexperienced and those who only have Bugzilla accounts.
> (It also provides quicker help to the people who are most upset about
> the bug they have reported.)  There are currently 116 "urgent" bugs in
> the "NEW" state, though only 11 are in Rawhide.

Unfortunately, what the reporter considers "urgent" is often not what we
consider urgent.

        Kevin Kofler

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