[RFC] winecfg enhancements
jjmckenzie51 at sprintpcs.com
Thu Feb 14 21:50:49 CST 2008
Reece Dunn wrote:
> On 13/02/2008, Jeff Zaroyko <jeffzaroyko at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Reece Dunn <msclrhd <at> googlemail.com> writes:
>> > I am looking at how we can make winecfg more useful. I have already
>> > supplied patches to allow importing a ubuntu human theme to work :).
>> > So I am now looking at how to build on that.
>> I think this could probably do with some consideration
>> http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6233 , it describes how the
>> Applications tab does not belong among the other tabs because it should be
>> higher up in the hierarchy of things.
> There are several bugs related to winecfg currently. Also, the Ubuntu
> devs have some ideas on improvements to winecfg on their wiki, as well
> as some ideas for command line access to winecfg, install/uninstall
> and other functionality.
Great. One bug == one bugzilla entry. One enhancement == one bugzilla
> Ideally, there should be a winecfg meta-bug, like what we have for 1.0
> and have the various enhancements grouped into relevant bugs. This
> will allow attachments (like mockups to be added), as well as tracking
> patches and ideas.
There is no metabug for Wine 1.0. There is a query that is run that
shows bugs that should be closed/corrected before Wine 1.0 is released
> I'll start setting this up, and raising the Ubuntu comments as
> enhancements, to better track things and get the usability and
> scriptability of wine configuration and management up to where they
> should be.
Again, one bug or one enhancement - one bugzilla entry. Some of the
bugs/enhancements should be there before Wine 1.0 is released, some
others can wait and others still may never be there.
> Does anyone know how to set up the meta bug/group to track these?
No. Metabugz are not desired for additional functionality. Their
purpose should be only to track bugs found in a particular release
candidate that will stop a product release. It is undesirable to have a
metabug for a series of enhancements.
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