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Re: Cfengine bug tracker


From: Mark Burgess
Subject: Re: Cfengine bug tracker
Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2006 22:25:19 +0100

John can probably do this. I'm not sure if I can, or how...

On Fri, 2006-01-13 at 14:26 -0500, Scott Lackey wrote:
> I would definitely like to help out with this, Mark or John, can you
> please add me to the SF control panel as I dont have access to do this
> myself.
> 
> On 1/12/06, Eric Sorenson <address@hidden> 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?
>         
>         --
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> 
> -- 
> -Scott 
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