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Re: divergence from upstream as a bug

Le dimanche 18 mai 2008 à 00:29 +0200, Pierre Habouzit a écrit :
>   And I believe the "automation" of sending bugs upstream unsolvable,
> because I tried to solve it, and failed. Of course, when upstream is
> Mailing-list driven this is easy. But when your upstream is KDE (or
> glibc, or ..) that uses a bugzilla with subprojects, components and so
> on, before even _thinking_ of filing a bug, you have to file half a
> dozen of fields to document where your patch should go. And _this_ is
> painful, and _this_ is why so few bugs are forwarded upstream.

I don’t think upstream developers are separating their giant projects in
subprojects and components just to annoy us. When a component like
nautilus has, as of today, 1809 open bugs, the very least we can do to
ease their work is to categorize them.

: :' :      We are debian.org. Lower your prices, surrender your code.
`. `'       We will add your hardware and software distinctiveness to
  `-        our own. Resistance is futile.

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