Marking bugs as duplicates

Daniel Holbach daniel.holbach at ubuntu.com
Tue Oct 31 15:11:23 GMT 2006


Hello Pradeep,

Am Dienstag, den 31.10.2006, 20:37 +0530 schrieb Pradeep Varadarajan:
> When bugs are being marked as duplicates, shouldn't the bug which was
> filed first be the actual bug and the rest duplicates?
> 
> The credit should go to the user who reported it *first*.

no, that's not how we usually work. We usually mark bugs with less
information as duplicates. It's more important if a bug has a debug
backtrace already or a bug watch to an upstream bug.

Credit goes to people who fix the bug. :-)

Have a nice day,
 Daniel

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