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Re: FOSS needs a central bug tracker



2009/4/22 David Woodhouse <dwmw2 infradead org>:
> On Tue, 2009-04-21 at 00:39 +0200, Mark wrote:
>> FOSS needs a central bug tracker (by Jesse Smith)
>
> And I want a pony¹.
>
> OpenID might help, although how hard _is_ it to register for an account
> the first time you file a bug? $DEITY, what kind of attention-span do
> you people have? If you can't sit still for that long, is there any
> reason to believe you'll be able to file a coherent bug report?
>
> The other thing that helps is to make bug-tracking systems work
> together. We already have links to upstream bugs in our bugzilla,
> although we haven't quite automated the 'push this bug, in its entirety,
> to upstream bugzilla' step. We probably should.

that is definitely a good idea. other than that i do not believe that
a central distro bugtracker solves something really. simply because
the stuff needs to go upstream anyways. auto forwarding to upstream
though makes perfect sense to me.

kind regards,
Rudolf Kastl

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> ¹ I don't really. I want _fewer_ ponies. Does anyone want to buy a pony?
>  I'm thinking of putting them on ebay.... three ponies, one rider as a
>  single lot. What is it with ponies?
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