How to find a proper bug to fix

David Holmes david.holmes at
Tue Aug 13 07:47:11 UTC 2013

Hi Konstantin,

On 13/08/2013 4:44 PM, Konstantin Perikov wrote:
> Hi,
> I join OpenJDK community like a week ago. And already made one "not a big
> deal" fix. The main problem, that I see - it's really hard to find bugs on
> You can only search by Bug ID or by some keywords. But there is not
> filtering by status or JDK version. So, I'll try next bug for me, but spent
> one hour and don't find anything suitable for me (95% is closed).
> Tell me, how you search for a bug to fix?

It might be more productive for you to engage with engineers within the 
specific area of JDK you are interested in (via appropriate mailing 
list) to see what suggestions they have for things to work on.


> Konstantin.

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