bug triaging on hardy?
svenboden at hotmail.com
Sun Feb 3 00:22:07 GMT 2008
Thank you. I've been running hardy alpha3 since it was released, it's been very stable so far.
The regression tag is ok for me, I don't have the rights to put them on I think.
I'm also not that a fan of the new background, I think the previous one looked more professional and less "busy", but that's very personal of course :D
> Date: Sat, 2 Feb 2008 16:56:18 +0100
> From: martin.bohm at kubuntu.org
> To: kubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com
> Subject: Re: bug triaging on hardy?
> Thanks for the list, I'll look at some of them. Jonathan Riddell says
> he prefers to sort out bugs after the Feature Freeze - so let's make
> sure we've caught and triaged all of the most annyoing ones so he can
> use his superpowers and fix them all in one go :o)
> Fun aside, I think it may be worth it to label regression bugs (if you
> are 100% sure that it worked in Kubuntu before) with a "regression"
> tag and with a "kubuntu" tag so we can search for those two later.
> What do you think?
> On Feb 2, 2008 3:31 PM, Sven Boden wrote:
>> Cool... what I did testing hardy is playing with it like a regular user:
>> - running the live cd (alpha3 since alpha4 wiped my windows partition)... put in a USB stick (as the windows NTFS drives don't get recognized with the live cd) and open a word document e.g.
>> - Installing hardy on a disk, then:
>> - Checking internet connectivity
>> - Listening to an mp3
>> - Playing a dvd disk
>> - Burning an audio cd
>> - looking whether all devices are recognized, system settings, ...
>> Following are the bugs I found which any user would probably hit within 1 session with Kubuntu:
>> - https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/meta-kde/+bug/175597
>> Essentially the trash icon does not work in kubunty hardy. Left click on the trash icon, "Open in new window", and you get a "malformed url:" error.
>> - https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/amarok/+bug/187406
>> Installing mp3 support via amarok doesn't work... the install-mp3 has a small bug for kubuntu so amarok tell mp3 support was installed, while it isn't.
>> - https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-qt3/+bug/179763
>> Essentially some system setting parts are completely not working because of python problems... under system settings: user management, monitor and display, advanced/Disks&FileSystems, advanced/Windows applications.
>> You can call the python modules from konsole and they work. They also work when not using a fresh hardy install.
>> - https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/kdebase/+bug/188156
>> When you insert a USB stick and try to open up in a new window it doesn't work. You can click on the created button afterwards to get on the stick. This is also one of these bugs which are not that critical, but all people will see it and complain on it as "microsoft buggy" ;)
>> And one I hit, but it's only for non-american users probably:
>> Mounting "european language" cd fails ... easy fix up as in the first url by changing the default fstab file.
>> The above are all not critical errors, but they are "first impression" bugs, which would get a lot of visibility in a final release, personally I would categorize them as high.
>> Best regards,
>>> Date: Sat, 2 Feb 2008 13:14:03 +0100
>>> From: martin.bohm at kubuntu.org
>>> To: kubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com
>>> Subject: Re: bug triaging on hardy?
>>> Hello Sven,
>>> no single developer is receiving all the bug mail, and it's not
>>> Feature Freeze yet, so developers usually concentrate on features now.
>>> That doesn't mean the bugs are low priority - it's just that
>>> developers may not notice them.
>>> Feel free to come to the IRC channel #kubuntu-devel on freenode and
>>> point us to the bugs that you consider important. We may disagree with
>>> you, but we'll definitely look at them :o)
>>> Alternatively, you can publish a list of links here in this thread,
>>> that's also fine.
>>> Thanks for helping us make Kubuntu rock!
>>> Martin "mhb" Böhm
>>> On Feb 2, 2008 12:11 PM, Sven Boden wrote:
>>>> Don't know whether this is the right list for this, if it's not please redirect me ;)
>>>> Is there a proper way to give some bug reports a higher visibility? I've been testing hardy alpha2 and 3, I found/verified some bugs which I would consider "high" (not crashing the system, but 99% of the people will be affected by them). The bugs are in launchpad, but I don't see any triaging or so happening.
>>>> Is there somewhere a roadmap or so of high to critical bugs that needs fixing before final release, and how do I get a few of "mine" on there?
>>>> Except for the daily live cd of 31 january 2008, I'm very impressed with the stability of hardy.
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