[needs-packaging] bug reports

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Fri Aug 15 03:30:52 BST 2008

On Thursday 14 August 2008 19:27, Brian Murray wrote:
> The other day [needs-packaging] bug reports were added to the "Special
> types of bugs" section of HowToTriage[0], however there wasn't much
> indication as to why.  I'm curious why these types of bug reports are
> special enough to warrant avoiding adjustments.
> Personally, I've been setting these bug reports to an importance of
> Wishlist and a status of Confirmed, if in fact the software is not
> available as a package.  Occasionally, I've even had to set these
> Invalid as the software was already packaged for Ubuntu.  For what
> reason should bug triagers not being doing this?  If this is the
> incorrect workflow what is the correct one?
> [0] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bugs/HowToTriage

I think it's fine.  Checking licensing would be good too (it's be nice to know 
it's distributable), but that might be more than we should ask of triagers.

Scott K

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