[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Cfengine bug tracker

From: Mark Burgess
Subject: Re: Cfengine bug tracker
Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2006 11:27:29 +0100

The sourcefourge drupal site seems to be broken now. Is it really any
better than the broken GNU site?

John Sechrest set this up. What happened to it? John? Could we not
simply mirror the html tree from www.cfengine.org? At least there would
be content then.


On Thu, 2006-01-12 at 11:34 -0800, Eric Sorenson wrote:
> On Mon, 2 Jan 2006, Dave Love wrote:
> > [ context snipped ]
> >  For what it's worth, if I remember
> > correctly that's a regression which I may even have failed to report
> > via the useless bug address.
> I've been mulling over this sentence since I first read it last week. 
> Assuming you mean the SF bug tracker, to a first approximation this is 
> my fault. About a year ago, I signed up to herd over the tracker, and 
> I did pretty well (IMO) for most of last year. But I've recently found 
> my free time has shrank from 'little' to 'less', and I'd like to 
> formally pass on the torch to somebody. It's not an incredibly 
> glamorous job but here are a few reasons why somebody might want to 
> volunteer:
> 1. It helps the overall project to have a centralized list of known 
>    problems that are actively being worked on. (Community)
> 2. You can help others increase their knowledge of cfengine by 
>    ferreting out real bugs from user errors, and thereby gain a 
>    reputation as a CfBadAss (Status)
> 3. You will learn lots about how cfengine works under the hood, esp
>    parts that you might not use yourself. If you want to become a 
>    better C systems programmer, getting down-n-dirty with cfengine 
>    under gdb/ddd can be a rewarding learning experience (Stimulation)
> It doesn't have to be one person, either; Scott Lackey (slackey on 
> SF/IRC) volunteered to step up, but perhaps other folks want to share 
> the responsibility; I think this is a good thing to help minimize the 
> single-point-of-human-failure problem. 
> Basically all it takes is, say "Me! Me!", Mark says "OK", him or John 
> Sechrest grant you admin on the SF tracker, and you go through the bug 
> list and whittle it down as best you can.
> Any takers?

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]