Launchpad bug statuses
Emilio Pozuelo Monfort
pochu at ubuntu.com
Wed Oct 3 13:54:53 BST 2007
Scott Kitterman wrote:
> On Tuesday 02 October 2007 16:50, Forest Bond wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 02, 2007 at 09:14:34PM +0200, Sebastien Bacher wrote:
>>> * "Fix Committed (Please Test My Fix)"
>>> The status is used by the some teams to mark bugs which have been fixed
>>> upstream since it makes easier to review bugs that have a patch to
>>> backport or should be closed when the next version is uploaded
>> Isn't the correct way to handle this to add the upstream project to
>> launchpad and set the bug so that it also affects upstream? Then you can
>> be explicit about the bug's status upstream.
That is only correct for use a remote bug tracker. It doesn't make sense
to me to have an *upstream* bug tracker in Launchpad if the *real*
upstream has a different bug tracker.
>> This came up recently here:
> Who is going to add upstream projects for the thousands of packages in Ubuntu?
> I don't imagine this approach is very scalable.
I agree with that. It doesn't look valid for thousands of packages, but
even for one I don't think it's Ok. Not because of the work, but why
should we have an upstream bug tracker if we aren't upstream?
> If some teams are using the status this way, I don't think the right answer is
> to say, "No, you should do it this way that's more work."
> Scott K
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