Triage Report - Friday 25th of June 2021

Christian Ehrhardt christian.ehrhardt at
Fri Jun 25 07:33:04 UTC 2021

Today's Triage report had only 10 bugs for me to check (and none that expired).
As usual those all were mostly fine and already on a path to be fixed.
Also as usual a few just needed a little helping hand.

I wanted to report interesting cases, but really none is worth/needing
further attention.


Maybe that lack of complex issues made me think about other things
too much, so I have one general topic.
I've recently a few times have seen people do SRU verifications
(great) and then update it like:
    added: verification-done-bionic
    removed: verification-needed verification-needed-bionic
Shouldn't that be
    added: verification-done-bionic verification-done
    removed: verification-needed verification-needed-bionic

In those cases I (so far) happened to add the generic "verification-done" to
be complete, but I start to wonder if I'm just one of the old kind :-)

I found that [1] only mentions the -$release tags - so it seems not
needed to be released.

Only in [2] the generic tag is mentioned as "... be left on the bug until
all release tasks have been verified". That would match what I see people do,
they remove "verification-needed" but do not add "verification-done"

Finally in [3] (the one referred from every SRU bug update) I have found a use
for the generic "verification-needed" (to allow someone to find bugs that
need verification).
But that same page also has a link to all "verification-done" bugs.
So if those lists are the only reason we kept "verification-needed" then we'd
also need to keep "verification-done".

So maybe the non -$release tags are just a relic from the past and should
not be added/mentioned at all (we'd need to adapt the SRU tools and Wiki pages
then)? Or they are still used, but then do we have to insist on
"verification-done" to be added?

@Robie - maybe you can explain better what the right handling nowadays would be?


Christian Ehrhardt
Staff Engineer, Ubuntu Server
Canonical Ltd

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