Discussion of bug versions

Vitaliy Margolen wine-devel at kievinfo.com
Sun Sep 28 17:06:44 CDT 2008

James Hawkins wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 28, 2008 at 4:43 PM, Vitaliy Margolen
> <wine-devel at kievinfo.com> wrote:
>> Jeremy White wrote:
>>> Second, we'd like new bug reporters to not be able to use
>>> the 'CVS/GIT' version choice, but to instead be encouraged to
>>> report the current version.  (wine --version reports something
>>> that is easy to match up to the choices).
>> I'm strongly against this. There are number of bug reporters who use git and
>> update it every day. What should they use for their bug reports? IMHO their
>> reports are much more valuable and allows developers to catch bugs early on
>> before they get into the release.
> The version field should be 'the earliest known version in which the
> bug exists.'  If they're keeping up with git, the fact that the bug is
> still open and not resolved means the bug still exists in git.  The
> use of the version field is not necessary for this functionality.

The thing is, that version does not exist yet. And the prior version doesn't
have said bug.


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