Workaround field for bugs
xdatap1 at ubuntu.com
Tue Jun 28 15:47:33 UTC 2011
Unfortunately I missed the last IRC Meeting but I've seen on the log that Brian Murray
informed you about his research (thanks again Brian!).
For those who don't know what I'm talking about, this is the relevant links:
So, at moment around 10.000 bugs have information about workaround but the point is that
the information is not properly exposed.
One example is the bug #753971 ( http://pad.lv/753971 )
Workarounds for this bug would be:
- Log in on Classic Mode since only Unity is affected
- Downgrade unity to 3.8.10-0ubuntu2
sudo apt-get install unity=3.8.10-0ubuntu2 unity-common=3.8.10-0ubuntu2
But the information is spread on the comments, although this is a well known bug in
Natty in which many well known developers have ran into (and as far I understand this
case isn't included in Brian research because there's no workaround keyword on the
So, my opinion is still that we need to improve the workaround exposition improving
launchpad itself, but I don't know where to move the next step.
- Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication - Leonardo da Vinci
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