k04jg02 at kzoo.edu
Thu Oct 13 16:01:42 CDT 2005
If you want the bug fixed urgently, pay someone to do so.
John Smith wrote:
> There was a discussion here about 2 months ago, where I asked for a
> way to embed WINE config strings into Win32 executable (for example,
> as string resources). I was told that it is better to fix the problem
> rather than to create workarounds, and that fixing bugs is trivial and
> takes at most 2-3 days as soon as it is reproducible.
> I didn't argue much then but made a little experiment to prove my
> point. The point is the following:
> THE MOST DIFFICULT THING IN GETTING BUG FIXED IS TO GET SOMEBODY WORK
> ON IT.
> The same applies both to commercial environments and to open source
> ones equally. Experiment
> illustrates it very well:
> I've found an application that experiences the problem with sympthoms
> which are very similar to ours,
> can be installed in 5 minutes and the problem can be reproduced in 3
> clicks. And I've opened a bug in
> WINE's bugzilla: #3270 (another one #3269 was opened for another
> incompatibility). Result is the following: IN 6 WEEKS NOBODY EVEN TOOK
> A LOOK AT BOTH THOSE BUGS.
> Welcome to the real world
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