On Sun, 2008-04-27 at 18:01 +0400, Peter Lemenkov wrote:
> 2008/4/27 Hans de Goede <email@example.com>:
> > Peter Lemenkov wrote:
> I can't fill bugzilla ticket because I just don't know exactly to what
> component this issue must be assigned - xorg-x11, some particular
> driver, some middleware layer as pango/gtk/qt/etc, maybe this is bug
> in freetype or somethere - I don't know.
> I can't submit this bug for a list of possible components - I need to
> choose something (and probably I will make a wrong choose since I'm
> not a specialist in X.org architecture)
> This is a issue with a communication part - I can't describe my
> problem with a more freeform text than bugzilla permits (only one
> version of distro, only one particular component, only maintainer(s)
> of current one component). On the other hand bugzilla, this Monster
> from the 90ies provides us many completely useless (for simple users,
> Average Joe as me, for example) combinations of
> Priority/Severity/Status and Resolution. I think that must be only two
> of them - opened/closed...
> Summarizing things - I shouting that bugzilla in no way a suitable
> solution for filling bugs for users then they are don't know anything
> about internals of issue. More to say - they must look at the Bugzilla
> as a Labyrinth designed for hiding the solutions within.
Bugzilla does not require you to know to know that much. When it comes
to components, you don't need to know. Last time I checked it read: "If
necessary, just guess".
And when comes to version of the distro, you can easily determine it by
clicking "System" and choosing "About fedora". I also believe the
version number is visible somewhere during the boot.
For other field that bother you, such as "Priority" or "Severity" my
advice for you is: Don't be bothered by them if you don't know what they
do. Do not touch them.
> Fedora tends to be overbloated. More and more dependencies are coming.
> For example - my bluetooth mouse need a half part of samba to work -
> can you imagine that?
Hm I am wondering why gvfs depends on 50M samba-common. Maybe the samba
dependent part could be made into a subpackage?
Could you please file a bug report? It would be a nice exercise of
filing tickets in Bugzilla, you can utilize the hints from above
> Funny but I more and more time spending working in Mac environment
> (because of the Fedora issues). One note - Safari complains about
> bugzilla's query pages (looks like nobody tested them in Safari)
Noone has to use Safari. In fact, it is usually a pretty bad idea to do
so. However it might be nice to have it working there...
Lubomir Kundrak (Red Hat Security Response Team)
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