[needs-packaging] bug reports

Jordan Mantha laserjock at ubuntu.com
Fri Aug 15 06:31:10 BST 2008

On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 4:27 PM, Brian Murray <brian at ubuntu.com> 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've tweaked this section of the wiki page a fair amount after earlier
work by hggdh (thanks!) to be a bit more readable and descriptive.
Please have a look.


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