reporting bugs upstream : nothing on the wiki?
sanjay.ankur at gmail.com
Wed Jul 28 09:40:45 UTC 2010
On Thu, 2010-07-15 at 08:44 +0200, drago01 wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 10:07 AM, Ankur Sinha <sanjay.ankur at gmail.com> wrote:
> > hi,
> > I've just been reading up the thread on -devel regarding the "WONTFIX".
> > Out of curiosity, I googled "site:fedoraproject.org reporting bugs".
> > I found 3 pages of interest. Surprisingly, none of them mention anything
> > about filing bugs upstream.[....]
> The user do download a "product" from us (fedora); so they should file
> bugs in our bugzilla and we ought to handle them (if the maintainer
> needs help from upstream sure why not) but telling the user "go
> elsewhere" is just wrong ... PERIOD.
> Excuses like "the package has to many bugs / crashes all the time"
> aren't really valid the options here are:
> *) Get/Ask for help
> *) Drop the package ... if it is just broken; why ship it?
I've written up a draft of stuff that could be included in the main
bug reporting pages to encourage folks to go to upstream.
Comments? (Please go easy on me, I'm not a triager or anything)
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