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Re: [Linphone-developers] bug tracker

From: Eric Toombs
Subject: Re: [Linphone-developers] bug tracker
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2015 11:59:42 -0500
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Yeah, if only there were some kind of online service (preferably free)
where version control and bug tracking were already set up and
integrated that was easy to migrate to...
On 2015-01-12 05:16, Anton Pomozov wrote:
> It is not as simple as someone may imagine.
> "Just create bug-tracker" is a one small step at a long long yellow brick 
> road.
> In addition to the public bug-tracker you still need CVS, automatic build and 
> deploy system, CI and test servers.
> All of them should be tight integrate to minimize efforts of developers to 
> integrate patches and apply changes.
> To "simple apply patch" you should have big number of test cases of all kinds 
> - unit, functionality, regress, integrate.
> You also should have wide and enough smart workflow for fixing issue, apply 
> patch, develop new branch with new functionality or bug fixing in release 
> branches.
> Someone should support documentation for all this stuff and for projects API, 
> user stories, etc.
> Does anyone of you have enough time, money and knowledge to build whole 
> infrastructure for that project?
> If you can do all this stuff and keep it opensource and free (at least for 
> non commercial use) just fork a current project and go ahead!
> Everyone of us will say thank you very much!
> Through some kind of magic this project still alive and it is good enough to 
> use it for our purposes, and many thanks to the maintainers for this.
>> 12 янв. 2015 г., в 11:57, Henrik Pauli <address@hidden> написал(а):
>> I have a *patch* that's been regularly ignored for 3 years :)
>> On 11/01/15 23:54, Liviu Andronic wrote:
>>> On Sun, Jan 11, 2015 at 11:04 PM, Peter Villeneuve <address@hidden> wrote:
>>>> I don't think so.
>>>> I have the exact same problem. I posted a bug about the Samsung Notes 2 and
>>>> 3 here but never got any replies. I also noticed another user posted a
>>>> similar bug here months ago and he was also ignored (and the bug 
>>>> continues).
>>> I'd like to add my voice to this. Often I hesitate whether it is worth
>>> my effort reporting this or that annoying bug that makes Linphone
>>> unusable, simply because most of the times my reports on the ML get
>>> unnoticed, or at the very least don't get any replies. From the users'
>>> perspective, incredibly frustrating, as it's no fun when your efforts
>>> are almost surely going to waste. And this most certainly dampens many
>>> users' enthusiasm to help Linphone devels track down issues with their
>>> open-source software...
>>> So yeah, a real bug tracker would be so much nicer. As would be more
>>> interaction from Linphone devels. Knowing that a bug was heard, that
>>> it was discussed, and that it was decided to wontfix or to fix (and
>>> that there is an approximate time frame, say, before the end of next
>>> year) is most satisfying for your users...
>>> Perhaps Linphone needs a dedicated community organizer, or similar?
>>> Best regards,
>>> Liviu
>>>> In fact, if you look through the archives, you'll notice most bug reports
>>>> never get any replies.
>>>> Not the most organized open source project I've seen...
>>>> On Sun, Jan 11, 2015 at 9:30 PM, Eric Toombs <address@hidden> wrote:
>>>>> Does linphone have a /real/ bug tracker? I posted a couple bugs on this
>>>>> mailing list a year ago or so, and they were just buried, which is what
>>>>> usually happens on a mailing list.
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