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Subject: Re: bug report closing (was Re: Release policy and coordination)

Re: bug report closing (was Re: Release policy and coordination)

From: Zakk Roberts <midkay_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-06-01

Well, "it should be fixed" implies that it's *not* 100% guaranteed to
be fixed, but it means that lots of work has been made toward having
it fixed, and that for the user/dev writing the message, it's working.

Also I think there are plenty of older bugs that are still a problem,
I don't really think anything should be closed automatically after a
set date.

On 5/30/06, Jonathan Gordon <jdgordy@gmail.com> wrote:
> by any1 able to close u mean just the mods right?
>
> also i know its a pain... (unless FS can automate this), but it should
> not be closed straight away with the message "it should be fixed.."
> unless its 100% garenteed fixed on all targets... mabye wait a week
> for confirmation from the reporter? (like i said i know it woudl be a
> pain.. but not all fixes work perfectly..)
>
> also, maybe close and remove all bug reports and patches that are
> older than a few months? if they are still bugs then they can be
> reported again, and patches are most likely out of date anyway...
>
> On 31/05/06, Paul Louden <paulthenerd@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I agree, with the ability of anyone to close bug reports, you should be able
> > to close them with a message like "This should be fixed in CVS now. Open a
> > new one if the bug still exists, with updated instructions on how to
> > reproduce them with a new build."
> >
> >
> > On 5/31/06, Daniel Stenberg <daniel@rockbox.org> wrote:
> > > On Tue, 30 May 2006, Zakk Roberts wrote:
> > >
> > > > iPod bug reports, and the policy is not clear to me on how aggressive we
> > > > should be about closing them because they aren't supported models. I
> > think
> > > > several of the 'should-be-fixed' ones are also still open even after
> > fixes
> > > > are committed with comments from the devs asking "is this fixed with
> > latest
> > > > CVS?" and getting no response;
> > >
> > > My position on this: *all* bugs that have an outstanding question that
> > needs
> > > to be answered for the bug case to "move forward" SHOULD be closed if
> > nobody
> > > replies to the open question within two weeks.
> > >
> > > If the submitter happens to be legitimately away for that period, he/she
> > can
> > > always re-open the task later or submit a new bug report.
> > >
> > > --
> > > Daniel Stenberg -- http://www.rockbox.org/ -- http://daniel.haxx.se/
> > >
> >
> >
>

-- 
- Zakk
midkay@gmail.com
Received on Thu Jun 1 00:28:48 2006

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