JDK-8025128 and How to comment/proceed on issue I have reported ?

Martijn Verburg martijnverburg at gmail.com
Wed Oct 9 12:27:19 UTC 2013

Hi all,

On 9 October 2013 13:10, Dalibor Topic <dalibor.topic at oracle.com> wrote:

> On 10/9/13 1:00 PM, Max Rydahl Andersen wrote:
> > When I open a bug against linux kernel I'm not sent to one bug system,
> > which then creates a new bug for me in a second system without letting
> me know how to get there + making it impossible to comment on that.
> I think that is pretty much what happens when you file a bug against the
> kernel
> in a Linux distribution's bug system, and the conversation gets moved into
> the
> kernel bugzilla.
> Reading the different distributions different instructions on filing
> kernel bugs [0]
> can be quite enlightening on how 'closed' real-world open source
> development on large
> projects can be in practice to newcomers. That's why conversations are
> important. ;)
> > I suggested that to be the issues reported via the website is possible
> to comment/follow
> > without having to go through the ordeal that is required now.
> That is a fine suggestion. Do you think a partial map of
> Component/Release/etc. items to one of
> http://mail.openjdk.java.net/mailman/listinfo would be a fair start?

If it helps, we've compiled such a list for the Betterrev project, it's
currently in SQL format, but we can probably export it as something else
reasonably quickly.  The complex relationships were interesting to map (and
we're not sure we've got them all correct yet).

> cheers,
> dalibor topic
> [0] File it in our distribution bug tracker. File it in the upstream
> kernel bug tracker. Post it to one
> of those kernel vger lists, and you'll hopefully know which one. Send it
> to the maintainer directly.
> Following this format. Or that. Do this. Do something else. Wait. Try
> again. Repeat as often
> as you need. Or like. ;)
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