Re: Bug#2973: status of these reports
On Sat, Mar 06, 1999 at 10:43:26AM +0000, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Thanks for that Marcus. I'm not sure how useful it is, however, to
> send this information to the mailing list and the bug report.
Ah. I only sent it to the bug report, but it probably got forwarded to the
list by the BTS.
> When I
> read the mailing list I don't want to be deluged with `to do' items,
> and when I read the actual entry for a bug in the buglist I get to see
> the whole bug anyway.
> How about sending this information just to the mailing list and
> keeping a list of which bugs you claim to have categorised how ? If
> you post the resulting list it may well be easier for me to direct my
> effort where it will be most useful.
Yes, that's how I did it with libc. I did send regular updates to the
maintainer. I am keeping a list anyway, so I can post that instead of single
postings to the bug reports.
> Then I just have to mail you if I disagree with the classification of
> a bug.
Sure, I am only doing suggestions. If I do something wrong, let me know.
Consider me to be at your service in this issue.
> Also, if two bugs should be merged, please just go ahead and merge
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