How do you file a bug against a package that doesn't appear on Launchpad?
tonyyarusso at comcast.net
Tue Aug 28 09:14:16 UTC 2007
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> Luca Dionisi said...
>> On 8/27/07, marc <gmane at auxbuss.com> wrote:
>>> I want to file a bug against the vmware-server package, which doesn't
>>> appear on Launchpad. What is the process to have it added?
>> Launchpad is just a service that an application developer (or a team)
>> might use to track bugs.
>> If vmware developers don't use it (this could be why there isn't)
>> then search the vmware site for the right way to file the bugs.
> Fair enough, but it's the Ubuntu package that fails from the commercial
> Are you saying that the Ubuntu team (Canonical, I guess) are not
> interested in problems with their packages? That would seem odd. But I
> don't know the process in this situation and I'd like to understand what
> it is.
> I'm genuinely flummoxed - as, it appears, is everyone else here - about
> what the procedure is in this case.
The commercial repository has until now not been managed by Launchpad,
for whatever reason. However, from the Launchpad 1.1.8 release notes
posted to devel-announce a few days ago:
* Launchpad can now manage Canonical's commercial Ubuntu packages
repository, meaning that users will in future be able to file bugs
against packages in the commercial repository. The commercial
repository will be managed using Launchpad starting with Ubuntu's
Gutsy release. Within time, Dapper, Edgy and Feisty's commercial
packages will also be managed in Launchpad.
(Bugs 118958 and 119923)
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