[libvirt] [PATCH 1/1] Add a few additional comments to bugs.html

Dave Allan dallan at redhat.com
Fri Feb 24 00:30:13 UTC 2012

Clarified that "bugs" in this context means any change to libvirt,
whether called a bug, feature, etc.

Noted the existence of the Fedora virt preview repo as a way of trying
out newer prebuilt packages.

Noted that you don't need to be subscribed to the list to post.
 docs/bugs.html.in |   22 +++++++++++++++++++++-
 1 files changed, 21 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/docs/bugs.html.in b/docs/bugs.html.in
index 39b6725..cc73439 100644
--- a/docs/bugs.html.in
+++ b/docs/bugs.html.in
@@ -13,6 +13,15 @@
       check below for distribution specific bug reporting policies
+    <p>
+      Please note that although this page is called bug reporting, the
+      advice here applies to any change you feel should be made in
+      libvirt, whether it is called a bug, feature, documentation
+      change or any other kind of modification.  (Coding Horror has an
+      interesting discussion of
+      <a href="http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/2008/11/thats-not-a-bug-its-a-feature-request.html">some
+       different takes on that categorization</a>.)
+    </p>

     <h2><a name="general">General libvirt bug reports</a></h2>

@@ -39,7 +48,8 @@
       ask questions on the list, as others may know of existing
       solutions or be interested in collaborating with you on finding
       a solution.  Patches are always appreciated, and it's likely
-      that someone else has the same problem you do!
+      that someone else has the same problem you do!  You don't need
+      to subscribe to the list to post.
       If you decide to write code, though, before you begin please
@@ -59,13 +69,23 @@
     <h2><a name="distribution">Linux Distribution specific bug reports</a></h2>
+        <p>
         If you are using binaries from <strong>Fedora</strong>, enter
         tickets against the <code>Fedora</code> product and
         the <code>libvirt</code> component.
+        </p>
           <li><a href="http://bugzilla.redhat.com/buglist.cgi?component=libvirt&product=Fedora">View Fedora libvirt tickets</a></li>
           <li><a href="http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/enter_bug.cgi?product=Fedora&component=libvirt">New Fedora libvirt ticket</a></li>
+        <p>
+          If you're willing to try out bleeding edge code but don't
+          want to build libvirt yourself, consider installing packages
+          from
+          the <a href="http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Virtualization_Preview_Repository">Fedora
+          Virt Preview Repository</a> to see if your problem has been
+          fixed already.
+        </p>

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