[webkit-dev] Bug system: Platform and OS fields don't quite align
abarth at webkit.org
Tue Sep 14 10:28:16 PDT 2010
We're not very good at using these fields in Bugzilla. In this
situation, folks will usually prefix the summary of the bug with
"[Chromium]". This is a signal to reviewers that they might be more
or less interested in reviewing the patch depending on whether they
like/feel comfortably with reviewing patches to WebKit/chromium.
On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 10:20 AM, Mike Belshe <mike at belshe.com> wrote:
> I tend to hit code which is often chromium-platform specific. It's hard to
> know the appropriate "Platform" and "OS" fields for such a bug. For
> instance, I am working on a small change to WebKit/chromium/src/WebKit.cpp.
> It's not a Mac bug, its not a PC bug, its a Chromium bug.
> Chromium is a platform of sorts. Chromium bugs could be OS-specific (like
> Windows, MacOS, etc). So I think the platform field would be the right
> place to surface such a thing. Should the bug system surface a platform for
> Chromium? If so- perhaps there are other platforms to surface as well. I'm
> not sure when a particular flavor of webkit warrants a field in the bug
> If we aren't willing to reflect this through the bug system, what are the
> right values for these fields? I'm guessing the apple guys want to filter
> out these bugs - how do you do it today?
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