Re: Firefox bugs mass-closed.
On Wed October 3 2007 3:00:00 am Pierre Habouzit wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 03, 2007 at 07:27:15AM +0000, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > Le mardi 02 octobre 2007 à 18:01 -0500, John Goerzen a écrit :
> > > No, that is a lot of manual work.
> > >
> > > I mean something like:
> > >
> > > $ bug-forward 456789 bacula
> > >
> > > and have it Just Work.
> > When forwarding a bug report, the longest task is not opening the bug
> > itself, which is just a copy&paste; the trouble is about finding a
> > duplicate bug upstream.
> I honestly reckon that I've many times not done this search
> thoroughly, and I agree. And I disagree with John about 15 minutes. When
> I was triaging the KDE bug tracker, here is how I worked:
This assumes that you are doing a lot of work with one package (or related
set of packages), rather than a little work on a lot of packages. My work
falls into the latter category for sure. I don't maintain anything even
close to the size of KDE, but I maintain many different packages.