[ubuntu-x] Add tag for GPU fan related problems? [was: Tagging Xorg bugs (especially -intel)]

Bryce Harrington bryce at canonical.com
Fri May 8 19:26:23 BST 2009

On Fri, May 08, 2009 at 11:57:24AM -0400, Geir Ove Myhr wrote:
> Sorry, forgot to change the recpeient to ubuntu-x the first time...
> > As a first step, how about adding a LP tag for bugs relating to fans?
> I would say that if two or more (non-duplicate) bugs have something in
> common, it's useful to have a tag for it. The usefulness of the
> "official" list is mostly to ensure that we don't end up with 4
> slightly different tags describing the same thing (for example,
> dual-head problems were tagged with dual-head, dual-monitor and
> external, and I could easily imagine people using dualhead and
> dualmonitor as well).  It's straightforward to create a tag in
> launchpad, just add it and LP will ask for a confirmation if it hasn't
> seen the tag before in that context. If you want to add it to the list
> on the wiki, I have nothing against it.
> In general, my opinion is just go ahead and use new tags if you think
> they're useful. If it turns out there are tags with the same meaning
> later, it's easy to change them.

And for the reporting tools and stuff, I'll periodically update their
internal lists based on that wiki page.  Longer term, my goal will be to
have it auto-update by screenscraping that page.  So I agree with Geir -
there's no reason to be shy about adding new symptom tags where needed.


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