bug tracker discussion

Yaakov (Cygwin/X) yselkowitz@users.sourceforge.net
Fri Aug 20 21:10:00 GMT 2010

On Fri, 2010-08-20 at 13:51 -0500, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> OTOH, I do sometimes miss things on the main list due to the
> signal-to-noise ratio, which I imaging would be even greater for a
> maintainer with only a small number of packages.  So using Bugzilla
> "internally" would be helpful.
> IOW:
> * Mailing list remains support forum for users.
> * All package maintainers have bugzilla accounts.
> 1) User sends issue to mailing list.
> 2) "First responder" (any maintainer who regularly answers questions on
> list) finds legitimate package bug.
> 3) "First responder" opens bug, pointing to ML with any further
> observations, assigned to relevant package maintainer (and maybe CC's OP
> if necessary).
> 4) Package maintainer addresses issue and closes bug.

Then again, does this do anything that using cygwin-apps doesn't do?
I'm not sure that it does.


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