On 04/11/10 06:56, Orcan Ogetbil wrote:
For a bug that I can reproduce, the time it takes for me to fix it
might be comparable to the time it takes me to report it upstream and
get it fixed there.
Maybe not something all users can do, write code?
Should not be a barrier to using Linux, Fedora in particular.
The extreme inefficiency comes from the bugs that I can't reproduce,
the upstream can't reproduce, and the user isn't responding. And this
happens *a lot*.
Tell them so, ask them to go on the test list, user list:
"Has X happended to you, bug ref soem url.
Most of the time, they don't even put down the steps
to reproduce. Can we at least mandate including the steps to
in the ABRT reports?
In many cases it may not be known by the user,
booted up, there was a bug waiting for me in the abrt icon.
Removing abrt, does not preclude the bug from happening,
only the users knowledge that it happened.
Sent by a general user
(learning some code).
Friend of Fedora