On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 09:27:08AM +0000, Duncan wrote:
> Jeroen Roovers posted on Wed, 26 May 2010 05:08:44 +0200 as excerpted:
> > On Tue, 25 May 2010 23:40:44 +0200
> > Harald van Dĳk <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> Yes, people like myself who don't normally wrangle bugs but try to help
> >> out occasionally. I'm not really interested in receiving all bug
> >> wrangler e-mails.
> > Nobody should be required to read all that crap. :)
> I've often wished there was a way to flag a bug as "I'm not thru messing
> with it yet, don't mail anyone yet." That's especially true when I know
> I'm going to be attaching 2-3 addition files, emerge --info, build log,
> maybe sth else like a config file or even a patch, where I know the
> wranglers are going to get all those extra mails.
> Or, if there was a way to attach files as part of the initial filing, but
> if there is, I've not found it.
> Alternatively, for normal bugs at least, maybe attaching emerge --info can
> be made a part of the process, with the post-submit note saying the bug
> won't be reported until that second step. (Then for bugs that clearly
> don't need it, where the bug's clearly in an initscript or something, have
> a checkbox on that second step saying "emerge --info shouldn't be needed
> for this.") That would both encourage emerge --info submission AND
> prevent one layer of bug spam at the same time! =:^)
> Duncan - List replies preferred. No HTML msgs.
> "Every nonfree program has a lord, a master --
> and if you use the program, he is your master." Richard Stallman
The queue is almost 100 bugs long again. We could really use some help here.
Markos Chandras (hwoarang)
Gentoo Linux Developer
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