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Re: How to Triage: Draft posted on wiki



Christopher Beland wrote:
> I see three options:
> A Maintain one bug report per bug, across all versions
> B Maintain one bug report per bug, across all versions, unless a
> reporter is advocating for a backport
> C Maintain separate bug reports for each version a bug appears in
> 
> I generally do (A) for Fedora bugs, is this common practice for other
> triagers and maintainers?

Yes, AFAICT it's the current practice for almost everyone except the
security team which for some reason wants to do its own thing. :-/

> Having multiple bugs for the same problem makes it harder to collect
> diagnostic information, and seems confusing for maintainers.
> Triage-time doesn't seem like a good point to make copies of bugs,
> because the fix for all two or three different Fedora versions is likely
> to be the same.  Probably the time to make new bugs for specific
> versions, if any is when a fix is deployed to at least one version.

+1

We already had a discussion on this topic, but unfortunately it came to no
consensus. :-(

        Kevin Kofler


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