[linux-dvb] [ANNOUNCE] Bugzilla for V4L/DVB - was Re: Bug tracking
system for v4l-dvb
Mauro Carvalho Chehab
mchehab at infradead.org
Fri Nov 24 20:40:16 CET 2006
An update about this thread:
Em Ter, 2006-08-01 às 09:20 -0300, Mauro Carvalho Chehab escreveu:
> I'm crossposting it also on LinuxDVB, since we need an unique bugtrack
> system for both analog and digital issues.
> We may use kernel bugzilla for those issues, or having a separate
> tracking system at Linuxtv. Using Kernel one helps keeping just one
> system, since we should handle events there. On the other way, having a
> separate one would allow to customize to our needs (of course, if
> someone have some time to dedicate to implement and maintain such
> For me, we can go on either direction, but we should use the system not
> only for bugs, but also to handle proposed patches.
After some contacts with kernel bugzilla maintainer, a new category were
recently introduced, called "v4l-dvb". Previously, we are receiving bugs
as "Video" "Other".
This category allows opening bugs at the following components:
We have about 200 different kernel modules, so, creating a category for
each of them would just make hard to the user. So, there are two
"generic" categories: "v4l-other" and "dvb-other" (for other v4l or dvb
troubles not covered at the rest of the categories).
If we notice a particular module is requiring more attention at the
"other" categories, we may ask adding a new component for it.
With bugzilla, it will be easier for us to have a knowledge base of
bugs, solutions and patches.
I'd kindly like to invite all driver maintainers to create an account
there, and to use it regularly.
For the users, this is a good channel to open issues about the drivers.
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