aph at redhat.com
Thu Jun 14 04:56:04 PDT 2007
Mark Wielaard writes:
> On Thu, 2007-06-14 at 09:57 +0100, Andrew Haley wrote:
> > Mark Wielaard writes:
> > > On Tue, 2007-06-12 at 08:52 -0700, Mark Reinhold wrote:
> > > > A bugzilla on icedtea.classpath.org is probably the best thing for now.
> > >
> > > OK, there is http://icedtea.classpath.org/bugzilla now.
> > > We will try to keep it just for bugs caused by packaging, the different
> > > build setup and replacement classes. And move everything else to the
> > > openjdk bug database (or classpath bugzilla if it is caused by a
> > > classpath replacement class).
> > I'm not convinced of the wisdom of that. Anyone reporting a bug with
> > IcedTea that is not present in OpenJDK should be able to enter it in
> > IcedTea's Bugzilla: after all, how are they to know whether a bug is
> > caused by bad packaging or bad Classpath code? There's no reason not
> > to link IcedTea bugs to Classpath bugs if needs be. Also, from a
> > practical point of view, I'd like to keep all IcedTea bugs together in
> > one place.
> Fair points. But it would be bad not to push any bugs towards the
> openjdk/classpath bug databases, because they obviously also would
> like to have a full overview of all known issues.
I have no problem with that, of course. We can do that in a high-tech
way or a low-tech way. The low-tech way is simply to insert a URL
that points to the Classpath / OpenJDK bug. That would be OK,
> For now I am seeing http://icedtea.classpath.org/bugzilla a bit as a
> "build one to throw one away" project that we can use to see what an
> ideal bug tracking solution would be for all the projects involved in
> the long term.
That makes sense. I hope that we'll be able to use the IcedTea
bugzilla as a way to ensure that people working on IcedTea don't waste
time on duplicated effort. So, if every IcedTea "to do" item has an
associated Bugzilla entry, the person working to fix it claims the
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