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Re: source file audit - 2008-02-14



On Fri, 15 Feb 2008 12:30:31 -0500
walters redhat com (Colin Walters) wrote:

> On Fri, 2008-02-15 at 12:21 +0000, Jonathan Underwood wrote:
> 
> > Personally, if you could script opening a BZ, I'd welcome that.
> 
> I don't like the idea of programs opening bugzilla reports.  Many
> issues like this can change for reasons entirely out of my control
> (transient network outage, breakage in underlying libraries or
> toolchain, etc.).

Yep. Thats some of the reason I haven't gotten it to do that yet. 
> 
> First, ideally we would have a way for people to contribute checks
> like this for the Fedora infrastructure, rather than running it on
> their personal computers.

You bet... that would be lovely. 
> 
> Second, we should have a way for software to add to a "problem feed",
> something that would be exported as RSS.  So for example, Matt's
> "rebuild everything for rawhide" script could add a notice "your
> package failed to rebuild".  This way I'd get notification, but if it
> was just today's GCC or kernel or some underlying library being
> broken, the problem just drops off naturally, without creating a task
> for me to deal with.  Kevin's script could add an entry for "source
> link broken".

Yeah, sounds nice. 

> However if it *is* a bug in my package, then a human can come along
> and click one link "Create bugzilla bug".
> 
> Perhaps the My Fedora infrastructure under development could provide
> something like this.

Yeah, I hope so. 

A RSS feed with "anything of interest about my packages" would be very
nice and a good way to keep the information flow going to
maintainers... 

kevin

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