When do regressions become high priority for developers?
scott at open-vote.org
Sun Aug 16 08:36:37 CDT 2009
Rein Klazes wrote:
> On Sat, 15 Aug 2009 10:46:19 -0700, you wrote:
>> 14 months seems to be more than reasonable to repair a regression. I'm
>> worried about having to forever maintain a separate installation of
>> Wine just to use this program. I'll be happy to test further if
>> someone is going to work on this bug but right now my efforts seem to
>> be for naught. Should I bother to continue to give this bug any
>> attention or just abandon it and focus my efforts elsewhere?
> I have submitted a fix for this bug a minute ago.
> To get the attention of some developers (at least for me) it helps to
> "ping" every now and then on bugzilla that you have tested yet again
> with the latest wine version and that it fails in the same way (or
> another way of course).
This is also an interesting side effect of Bug Day. On the first Bug
Day there were several bugs that were confirmed to be still live that
received patches within a week. These were bugs that were otherwise
untouched for over 6 months.
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