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From: Andrew Ross <aross@×××××××××××.au>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-dev] Bugzilla Q: upgrading severity on someone else's bug
Date: Sat, 03 Apr 2004 00:48:06
Message-Id: 1080953282.21432.11.camel@localhost
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 > ( > > Cheers > > Andrew
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Re: [gentoo-dev] Bugzilla Q: upgrading severity on someone else's bug Donnie Berkholz <spyderous@g.o>