Bugs without a package

Jordan Mantha laserjock at ubuntu.com
Wed Sep 10 22:40:35 UTC 2008

On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 2:40 PM, Brian Murray <brian at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Recently there has been some fantastic progress made with the pile of
> bugs without a package, however the numbers are starting to creep back
> up.  While working with the xorg.conf python-launchpad-bugs validation
> script it occurred to me that it would be interesting to see how many
> bugs without a package have an attachment - about 430.  It seems to me
> that this might be another way to slice up the large pile.  I'm curious
> about the best way of identifying these no package bugs with
> attachments.
> 1) Setup another bug report identifying bug numbers and their
> attachments.
> 2) Tag all the bugs as 'has-attachment' or so.
> I prefer 2 since this will then be searchable in Launchpad via the
> 'has-attachment' tag, which actually it should just be possible to
> search for bugs with attachments.
> Does anybody have any thoughts about the best way to move forward?

This may be a stupid question, but if you're gonna spend the time to
tag them, why not go ahead and figure out a package to assign the bug
to and get them off the list permanently?


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