Bugs in 'ubuntu-bug linux' process

Andy Whitcroft apw at canonical.com
Fri Aug 6 17:25:13 UTC 2010


On Fri, Aug 06, 2010 at 08:48:11AM -0700, Leann Ogasawara wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-08-05 at 21:50 -0500, Steven wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > 
> > I just filed a bug against the kernel in Maverick using Apport, and
> > there are some bugs I noticed, and thought this was more appropriate
> > than a Launchpad bug (since there's really no package for this kind of
> > bug report).
> > 
> > 
> > 1) Using the guided-tagging, I selected "Graphics" and my bug was
> > tagged with 'graphics' instead of 'kernel-graphics', which is what the
> > tag should be according to Kernel/Tagging [1].
> > 
> > 
> > 2) On Launchpad, the info page asks you to:
> > "Depending on the nature of your bug report following the instructions
> > at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeamBugPolicies#DIY%20Debugging%
> > 20Hints will make your bug report even more complete. Thanks!"
> > However, that link is broken. I'm assuming it should point to [2], or
> > even better [3], since the KernelTeam pages are being deprecated.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Other than those two, the Apport process for kernel bugs looks really
> > really cool, especially the tag promps. Nice work JFo/others! :)
> > 
> > 
> > -Stenten
> 
> Thanks for the note.  I've gone ahead and opened a bug in Launchpad
> against apport so that this doesn't fall off the radar.
> 
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apport/+bug/614421

Last time I used this it still asked me if it was reproducible before it
told me what the bug was.  And I still didn't have 'dont know' as an
option.


-apw




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