When do regressions become high priority for developers?

Scott Ritchie scott at open-vote.org
Sun Aug 16 08:36:37 CDT 2009

Rein Klazes wrote:
> On Sat, 15 Aug 2009 10:46:19 -0700, you wrote:
>> 14 months seems to be more than reasonable to repair a regression. I'm
>> worried about having to forever maintain a separate installation of
>> Wine just to use this program. I'll be happy to test further if
>> someone is going to work on this bug but right now my efforts seem to
>> be for naught. Should I bother to continue to give this bug any
>> attention or just abandon it and focus my efforts elsewhere?
> I have submitted a fix for this bug a minute ago.
> To get the attention of some developers (at least for me) it helps to
> "ping" every now and then on bugzilla that you have tested yet again
> with the latest wine version and that it fails in the same way (or
> another way of course).
> Rein.

This is also an interesting side effect of Bug Day.  On the first Bug
Day there were several bugs that were confirmed to be still live that
received patches within a week.  These were bugs that were otherwise
untouched for over 6 months.

Scott Ritchie

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