[Pulp-list] Bug Inquisition?

Eric Helms ehelms at redhat.com
Tue May 17 13:19:44 UTC 2016

You could consider a grim reaper policy:


On Tue, May 17, 2016 at 7:58 AM, Preethi Thomas <pthomas at redhat.com> wrote:

> I am in favor of going through the bugs to make sure that the open issues
> are either closed or properly triaged.
> Here is an idea of something foreman did as part of a bug day involving
> the community. This may be something we can do as well.
>    These are some quick links to the foreman bugday.
>       - http://pad-katello.rhcloud.com/p/foreman-bugday
>    -
> https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/foreman-users/WVLNY3Cq7VA/discussion
> Thanks
> Preethi
> On Mon, May 16, 2016 at 7:06 PM, Sean Myers <sean.myers at redhat.com> wrote:
>> We have a lot of open bugs that can probably be closed; either
>> they've already been fixed or they no longer apply to the
>> current version of pulp. To help deal with this, a monthly meeting
>> has been proposed to "triage" old bugs. Before considering a
>> re-triage of these old bugs, it seems like it might be useful to
>> do an "inquisition" (credit to mhrivnak for the term) and closing
>> out bugs that are obviously no longer useful.
>> Unfortunately, there are 970 open bugs in Redmine at the time
>> I'm writing this, so even if we commit to doing 100 bugs in one
>> of these monthly sessions, it'll be 10 months before we've gotten
>> through that backlog, and new bugs will be coming in all the while.
>> I think it's a really good idea to go through all of these, but we
>> need to come up with a sort of litmus test to Yea/Nay the closing
>> of issues that we can apply to our backlog to make cleaning these
>> issues out less painful. Unfortunately, after looking at this for
>> a little while, nothing is really popping out at me as a way to
>> make the process easy, or easy to distribute.
>> Any ideas?
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