RFC: Bugzilla keyword definitions
dmitry at baikal.ru
Tue Jul 6 08:03:09 CDT 2021
Francois Gouget <fgouget at free.fr> wrote:
> > > * regression
> > > | bugs relating to programs that were working at one time but stoped
> > > | working for some reason
> > >
> > > Except for the obvious typo, capitalization and missing full stop I'm
> > > fine with this definition.
> > > I take 'programs' to mean applications that users would actually want
> > > to use with Wine, not Wine's tests.
> > >
> > > So maybe the definition could be a bit more explicit:
> > >
> > > | Bugs relating to applications (excluding Wine's tests) that were
> > > | working at one time but stopped working for some reason.
> > It should be clarified that the application stopped working due to a change
> > in Wine, not something external. For instance if the test case was broken by
> > a Windows update that's clearly not a regression.
> So unlike me you're arguing there are cases where the regression keyword
> can apply to Wine's test cases?
> What's the use case?
Use case is the same as with any application: if the breakage is caused
by a change in Wine source, i.e. a regression test could be performed, and
the Regression SHA1 field could be set as a result.
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