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Re: bugs that have not been replied-to on list

From: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Jaime Casanova <jcasanov(at)systemguards(dot)com(dot)ec>, Greg Sabino Mullane <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>, pgsql-bugs <pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: bugs that have not been replied-to on list
Date: 2010-04-19 02:03:01
Message-ID: y2g603c8f071004181903h96255afbs19b1b20ae848129f@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Sun, Apr 18, 2010 at 5:29 PM, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 18, 2010 at 23:14, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
>> Jaime Casanova <jcasanov(at)systemguards(dot)com(dot)ec> writes:
>>> On Sun, Apr 18, 2010 at 3:59 PM, Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
>>>> On Sun, Apr 18, 2010 at 3:47 PM, Greg Sabino Mullane <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com> wrote:
>>>>> Bugzilla is the worst form of bug tracking out there, except for
>>>>> all the others.
>>>>
>>>> One of these days, I am going to write a @$#! bug tracker.
>>
>>> after seen the commitfest app, i can swear the bug tracker you write
>>> should be cool
>>
>> ... actually, what about minimally modifying the commitfest app to turn
>> it into a bug tracker?
>>
>> We keep complaining that none of the existing trackers would integrate
>> well with our workflow.  ISTM what we basically need is something that
>> would index the pgsql-bugs archives to show what the current open issues
>> are.  The commitfest app is dang close to that already.
>
> Let's not do that without thinking really careful about  it. The
> commitfest app is good at what it does precisely because it's designed
> to do just that, and nothing more (or less). Twisting it into doing
> other things may make things worse rather than better.
>
> That said, basing something off the same ideas can certainly work.

I don't think the code is terribly hard to write no matter how we do
it, and if that means I have to write it, oh well.  What is
frustrating about the current process is that ~5% of the bugs don't
get a response.  How are we going to fix that problem?

...Robert

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