Re: dropping bug-buddy reports for old version of gnome automatically

Le dimanche 08 avril 2007 à 14:20 +0200, Olav Vitters a écrit :
> On Sat, Apr 07, 2007 at 05:13:04PM +0200, Paolo Borelli wrote:
> > As far as I am concerned I'd like to drop any reports from 2.16 and
> > below, but I see how that may be a little to aggressive. What about
> > dropping reports from 2.14 and below?
> If there are no objections, I'll start with dropping bug-buddy reports
> created with bug-buddy <=2.14 (meaning: GNOME versions before <=2.14)
> starting Mon 9 April. I'll probably setup an submit bugs gnome org auto
> responder which tells them to upgrade their GNOME to the latest version
> available.

Given the length of Redhat, SuSE and Debian release cycles, this will
just make bug-buddy useless for many stable users. Ideally you could
detect their distribution and tell them to report the issue directly in
the distribution's tracking system.

BTW, I'm working on a non-GNOME-dependent replacement to bug-buddy,
which will report crashes in the Debian BTS instead. In the future, it
should save you the Debian-related bugs (if we can manage the number of

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