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From: Markos Chandras <hwoarang@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: bug wrangler queue is large...
Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2010 22:52:28
Message-Id: 20100715225000.GA3926@Mystical
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Re: bug wrangler queue is large... by Duncan <>
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 <truedfx@g.o> 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. Thanks -- Markos Chandras (hwoarang) Gentoo Linux Developer Web: Key ID: 441AC410 Key FP: AAD0 8591 E3CD 445D 6411 3477 F7F7 1E8E 441A C410