[CentOS] Bug-buddy and bug reports for GNOME 2.16...

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Tue Jul 15 17:44:08 UTC 2008


Lanny Marcus wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 9:20 PM, Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> wrote:
> <snip>
>>> On CentOS 5.2 (and 5.1 and 5.0, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux of the
>>> same versions, which happen to be the most current ones available),
>>> the bug buddy "tool" consistently refuses to report any bugs because
>>> it claims that the version of Gnome is too old.
> 
> I've run into is, multiple times, when the Evolution Calendar (which I
> never use) crashed, when I closed Evolution.
> 
> <snip>
>> Well ... we will do whatever upstream does.
>>
>> I can see why the GNOME project could care less though.
>>
>> However, the fact is that bug buddy is NOT required to make bugzilla entries
>> for RHEL.  If you have a bug, file a bug against the component that is the
>> problem.  The fact that bug buddy does not file it directly to gnome is
>> really irrelevant as they are no longer providing any support for 2.16.x.
>>
>> So, when you have a problem (ignoring bug buddy, which is to gnome and not
>> to RH), then just file the bug against the thing that is broken.
>>
> The next time Evolution Calendar crashes on me, I will write it up in
> CentOS Bugzilla.

I am currently using thunderbird for my e-mail ... but I have setup a 
test evolution instance and it is not failing here when I exit.

But there is not a whole lot of mail there, so that might be part of it.

Lots of details will also be good if they are provided by the crash.

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