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Re: Draft for 'Bugzilla processes and procedures' mail to developers



Christopher Beland wrote:
> 2.) Should WORKSFORME be banned?  It seems that for RHEL, the correct
> answer is never "I tried it and it worked so there's probably not a
> bug".  The alternative is to push reports back as NEEDINFO until they
> are resolved as NOTABUG (if it turns out to be user error) or
> CLOSED/RAWHIDE or the bug is isolated with the reporter's help.
> Usually these cases are either 1.) there is some local state (user
> configuration, hardware, etc.) that is triggering the bug or 2.)
> different people are testing different versions.  Either way, further
> testing can resolve the question.

The way I use WORKSFORME is "the reporter cannot reproduce the bug anymore
and neither can I (or I am the reporter in the first place), but I have no
idea what fixed it".

        Kevin Kofler


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