Please think before you send bugs to Debian

Daniel Holbach daniel.holbach at
Thu Feb 7 07:37:52 GMT 2008

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Scott Kitterman schrieb:
> Go for it.  Since the reorganization, I can never tell where things should 
> go.

Where would you have put it before?

What about doing a title search for Debian? seems to stand out to me
as a good place.

> Already had the conversation.  I didn't get very far with it.  No point in 
> repeating the frustration again.

About the forwarding of bugs?

> I'm guessing most of these people will be the senders of the bugs.  Not the 
> recipients.  I know how I've felt about getting nonsense bugs from Baltix.

If you mean that the person reporting the bug is the person that
forwards it upstream, I don't know. We have a lot of bugs that are filed
by users and are forward by somebody who either triaged the issue or who
fixed the bug.

The Debian case might be different but in the case of GNOME more than
95% of the bugs were not forwarded by the bug reporter. (Especially
since the majority of bugs the MOTU team deals with are bugs that have

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