[Ilugc] Re: Canonical Not Great Contributor
venkat83 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 30 09:30:31 IST 2008
On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 8:59 AM, Parthan SR <parth.technofreak at gmail.com>wrote:
> LOL. Am sure you haven't done enough homework to know about the one you're
> throwing that question at. To let you know of the fact, Manoj contributes to
> Ubuntu's upstream named Debian and hence not only Ubuntu but a lot of other
> distributions which are fed by Debian makes use of his contribution.
Ooops! Good ..nice to meet you... (so??)
> If not, then let me summarize for you : It clearly says that a bug found in
>> upstream can either be fixed by the developer or be passed upstream - and
>> personally have done this and also know that along with me thousand others
>> do the same.
> Yes, but what we do in launchpad is we mark an upstream bug to our bug so
> that we can keep in track of upstream improvements on that bug. This doesn't
> ensure that when a patch is submitted in LP, it is auto-forwarded to the
> upstream bug tracker (From what I know about bugs and LP). It needs manual
> effort in filing the same patch to upstream as well and following it up.
Who negated this? 'passed' is not 'automatic' but something done by the
By the way, came to know abt a probable bug which destroys the
hardware/firmware in Intrepid Alpha - source/cause identified?
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