[Wine] Call for volunteers
austinenglish at gmail.com
Fri Jul 3 10:53:34 CDT 2009
On Fri, Jul 3, 2009 at 7:08 AM, James Huk<huk256 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/6/22 fcmartins <wineforum-user at winehq.org>
>> austin987 wrote:
>> > Was only partly cynical, I didn't know the forum source wasn't on the
>> > website. Sorry about that, didn't mean any harm ;-).
>> That was very honest of you!
>> I understand that you were not convinced by the ideas proposed, but I
>> believe in them and I felt the changes needed were within my time
>> limitations and my little PHP knowledge (I use zope/python occasionally and
>> PHP very rarely). Unfortunately, with PHPBB in the mix, it changes
>> significantly the task (I already looked for one hour to its code). I'm not
>> sure it can be done without investing too much time to learn PHPBB.
>> One question about bug testing – should we test for specific bug with every
> new wine release, or should we use some interval between testing (I don't
> know... say 3 wine releases)? Which approach is more preferable for wine
For the bugs in the list? Or your personal bugs?
For bugs in the list, it's automatically selected by bugs that haven't
been touched in 3 months or more (roughly 6 releases).
For your personal bugs, that's up to you, but I'd say at least every 3
versions or so. Each version of wine has several hundred patches, so
there's always a chance your bug is fixed. Of course, wine is a huge
project so several hundred patches can easily be committed and not
touch the area of code needed. But as they say...the squeakiest wheel
gets the grease...
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