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Re: How to Triage: Draft posted on wiki



On Sat, 2009-03-21 at 22:21 +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> 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. :-(

As I said, it's because it's a problem you can't solve well with
Bugzilla. Every possible approach has significant disadvantages, so you
will likely never get consensus for any one option.
-- 
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
IRC: adamw | Fedora Talk: adamwill AT fedoraproject DOT org
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