defining and revamping our bugzilla categories

Maarten Lankhorst m.b.lankhorst at
Wed Oct 10 12:43:54 CDT 2007

Hi Jan,

Jan Zerebecki schreef:
> I agree the wine- prefix should be removed.
> Currently we have quite some categories where I don't really know
> how they are defined, so the description should be enhanced so
> there is no confusion over what goes in them.
> Currently we have some categories that exactly fit to one dll and
> some categories that include multiple dlls that are related. Also
> there is overlap between those two. (And perhaps some that fit in
> neither.)
> E.g. there is wine-quartz (one dll dlls/quartz/ ) and
> wine-directx-dshow (includes dlls/{quartz,msdmo,qcap}/ ).
I believe wine-quartz is meant for dlls/winequartz.drv, which is the mac
os x quartz driver.
> The best is probably to have no overlap and have multi-dll/path
> categories contain the shell-glob of path/files that it contains.
> I think in some cases multi-dll categories are preferable to
> single-dlls ones. A even better example for this than dshow is
> wine-directx-d3d, where before the bug is fixed it might not be
> easily known if it is in d3d9 or wined3d and a bug might exist in
> the same way in more than one d3d version.
> >From previous discussions on irc I know some people want to have
> a radical one category per dll approach, please speak up now.
I'm against specific dll components, if you report a bug it could be a
series of dlls, so something like direct3d would be better then wined3d,
d3d9, d3d8, d3d7.


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