On bugs and docs

James Hawkins truiken at gmail.com
Tue Mar 20 15:28:37 CDT 2007

On 3/20/07, Louis Lenders <xerox_xerox2000 at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> James Hawkins <truiken <at> gmail.com> writes:
> > > However, the components could use a major revamping and should be
> > > fairly trivial.  However I think that one component for each dll might
> > > be a bit much..  Maybe narrow the dll's down to categories such as
> > > wine-common-controls, and wine-riched..
> > >
> >
> > No, we had vague components before, and they're not useful.
> Yeah, i use bugzilla for quite some time and from some components i still have
> no idea what they mean, and some are never used at all:
> *wine-console (i could guess, but i've never seen a bug with this component)
> *directx and directx-d3d. (ok , directx is more than d3d, but we already have
> components for dinput, dmusic etc. so why not remove directx)
> *wine-files (no idea what it means, no files ever seen with this component)

> *wine-gui (what does that mean?)

We made a big push a while back to correctly relabel wine-gui to their
correct components (comctl32, gdi, etc).

> *wine-ipc(never seen a bug with that component)
> *wine-multimedia (just change to winmm i'd say)
> *wine-ports (?)
> *wine-Rebar( could be moved to comctl32?)
> *wine- resources( (never seen a bug with that component)
> *wine-winelib ( (never seen a bug with that component))
> My opininion is : please remove /change

The only component in that list that needs to go or change is
wine-gui.  Just because we don't have bug reports currently for all
components doesn't mean that we wont get reports for them or that
they're not necessary.

> >We need a component per dll.
> Yeah, common dlls not yet added that come in my mind are urlmon, mshtml, shlwapi
> and advapi32.
> >I don't think we should add them all right now,
> > but when we have a bug report for a bug in a particular dll that isn't
> > a component yet, the component should be added (by request).
> >

James Hawkins

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