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Re: Which unresolved bugs block a release?



Will Woods wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-03-22 at 15:25 -0400, Dave Jones wrote:
>> I've been toying with the idea of a 'kernel bug day' thing for a while.
>> Whilst a lot of those bugs are really nasty horrible bugs that you
>> really need to understand kernel code for, there's quite a bit of
>> grunt work that I'd be happy to farm out to eager helpers.
>>
>> Things like ..
>> * marking bugs that have patches in them more prominently,
>> * adding bugs to the 'meta' bugs (cf, the alias 'FCMETA_ACPI'),
>> * making sure relevant people are cc'd/assigned.
>> * going through old bugs and asking reporters to retest with
>>   the latest updates
>> * closing out bugs that have been in NEEDINFO forever.
>> * forwarding bug reports upstream to linux-kernel / maintainers / kernel.org
>>   bugzilla.
>>
>> It's real painstaking work to do that sort of thing, and I'd rather
>> be actually fixing bugs.
> 
> We've got plenty of eager helpers (myself included!).

Count me in too. I already try to do whatever I can, sweeping through
open bugs from time to time, but would love to do more.

-- 
Jarod Wilson
jwilson redhat com


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