On Thu, Nov 04, 2010 at 11:58:21PM +0000, "Jóhann B.
> On 11/04/2010 10:22 PM, Orcan Ogetbil wrote:
> > 2- ABRT should keep track of unresponsive users. If a user has an
> > outstanding "needinfo?" flag for the bugs sent through ABRT, he
> > shouldn't be able to send a new bug report through ABRT for my
> > packages.
> Since this has turned into general pony request to the ABRT I shall
> throw in one for the reporters
> On behalf of all reporters that have never received a response from a
> maintainer on a component they have reported against I not only ask the
> ABRT maintainers to block any reports against those component that a
> maintainer has not responded but I also request that those components
> get removed from bugzilla.redhat.com
> > 3- Ability to turn off ABRT for certain packages. Whenever I provide
> > an application package with no nonstandard patches and there is a
> > crash, it is most definitely not my fault. The user should be
> > instructed to take the backtrace upstream to the URL of the package
> > and report it in their bug tracker/mailing list. Even better, ABRT can
> > file the bug directly upstream. I am willing to provide the
> > information of upstream bug trackers/mailing lists for all of my
> > packages.
> This confusion has been going on for enough of release cycles already
> and I think it's time for FPC to step in and clarify what are the
> maintainers/packagers responsibility towards the Fedora community and
> it's user base to avoid any further rifts between QA members and
This one's fesco, not fpc. (Policy about maintaining packages rather than
how to create quality packages).
Perhaps a slightly easier to implement method of achieving something
similar would be to orphan packages that have ignored bug reports rather
than to remove their bugzilla components.
So what if I got 100 bug reports and
didn't answered 10 bugs you will want to
orphan my package?
Welcome to the world without gtk, openjdk, eclipse-platform, kdelibs ....
I can't see why can't we just admit - This is our best feel free to join us
and help ?? (someone should find better wording)