How to find a proper bug to fix
aph at redhat.com
Tue Aug 13 08:17:02 UTC 2013
On 08/13/2013 08:47 AM, David Holmes wrote:
> On 13/08/2013 4:44 PM, Konstantin Perikov wrote:
>> I join OpenJDK community like a week ago. And already made one "not a big
>> deal" fix. The main problem, that I see - it's really hard to find bugs on
>> You can only search by Bug ID or by some keywords. But there is not
>> filtering by status or JDK version. So, I'll try next bug for me, but spent
>> one hour and don't find anything suitable for me (95% is closed).
>> Tell me, how you search for a bug to fix?
> It might be more productive for you to engage with engineers within the
> specific area of JDK you are interested in (via appropriate mailing
> list) to see what suggestions they have for things to work on.
Konstantin, we know that it is very difficult for engineers outside
of Oracle to find things in OpenJDK to work on. This is very much a
work in progress, and in the meantime you'll have to ask the lists.
This is very much something that we (in the Governing Board) want
to get fixed.
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