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From: Andrew Ross <aross@...>
Subject: Bugzilla Q: upgrading severity on someone else's bug
Date: Sat, 03 Apr 2004 10:48:02 +1000
I originally sent this to gentoo-user, but it doesn't seem to be getting
any attention - hopefully that's not a reflection on me :-)

On Fri, 2004-04-02 at 19:33, Andrew Ross wrote:
> One of the golden rules of Bugzilla is "don't submit duplicate bugs",
> right?
> 
> Well, the bug I want to report has already been reported, so any new
> report filed with be a duplicate and generally piss off the devs (which
> is fair enough, really).
> 
> The problems is that the original reporter didn't set the bug's severity
> properly, and I can't correct it because I'm not "the owner or submitter
> of the bug, or a sufficiently empowered user".
> 
> This leaves me in a pickle - I don't want to file a duplicate bug, but I
> feel that the lack of activity on the bug may be, in part, due to its
> low severity (it should be blocker, but is rated normal).
> 
> Would it be appropriate to reassign the bug to bug-wranglers and request
> the severity upgrade? The bug has been open since 2003-08-17 and the
> only comments are from users reporting similar problems, so I assume the
> dev isn't interested in working on the problem (or doesn't have the time).
> 
> The bug in question is #26816
> (http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=26816)
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Andrew


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