Re: Proposal: new attributes in BTS
Eduard Bloch <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>TBC: "not reproduceable, to be closed"
echo 'tags xxxxx unreproducible' | mail email@example.com
(apart from the automatic close bit, but I'm not completely sure that's
a good idea ...)
>TBO: "to be orphaned after # days"
>The maintainers don't answer to mails concerning the package or don't
>answer at all (MIA). Or don't fix one or more bug, pretending not enough
>spare time for longer than 2-4 weeks.
>This option is enabled automaticaly when there are one or more bugs and
>the maintainer is not seen anywhere for >3 months. Can also be changed
>by DPL or QA team.
The QA team already have a mechanism for tracking MIA maintainers, and
will eventually orphan packages if the maintainer can't be contacted at
>Info mails should be send to the maintainer and bug reporters. There
>should be a "ultimatum" time, 14 day or so. TBO will disappear when the
>maintainer fixed all bugs or at least all RC and most of normal bugs.
Normal bugs aren't always quickly fixable, no matter how active the
maintainer is ...
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]