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PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
thats, of course, taking it to the other extreme - which leaves the middle ground that many projects seem to have found.
yes - bug reporting is a chore. rightly so...
PostgreSQL 9.0 Release Candidate 1
Posted Sep 2, 2010 6:15 UTC (Thu) by elanthis (guest, #6227)
If they leave out some info, you respond and ask for more. If they don't respond within a week, or the email address they provided bounces, then the system automatically closes out the bug as NO-RESPONSE (and re-opens it if the user responds at a later date). Then you also avoid the Bugzilla problem of having a hobajillion backlogged NEEDINO bugs that build up over the months or years.
The fact that "most projects" have some Bugzilla-based middle ground doesn't mean that It Works Perfectly(tm). It just means they've settled for less because they didn't bother to really think about their software's QA process or the value of their users' time.
Posted Sep 2, 2010 17:57 UTC (Thu) by zlynx (subscriber, #2285)
I want debug symbols. I want a stack trace. I want the *exact* version of the software, what it was compiled with, what libraries it was linked to, what file it was working on. I want verbose debug logs.
Posted Sep 3, 2010 10:11 UTC (Fri) by mpr22 (subscriber, #60784)
Write up a description telling Joe Luser how to get those things (starter for ten: Joe Luser doesn't know how to change his core dump size ulimit away from the distribution default of zero). Configure the bug tracking system to send it automatically to the submitter of any bug you close with an "no information" resolution code. Close content-free bug reports with the "no information" resolution code.
Alternatively, don't write programs for normal people to use.
Posted Sep 7, 2010 15:12 UTC (Tue) by nye (guest, #51576)
Congratulations! You win the 'most retarded thing I've read all year' award. Good job.
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