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Bug process

The user:

  • create a bug
    • specify the version in which the bug appears

The project leader:

  • Mark the bug with one of the following priority:
    • P1: Urgent
    • P2: Has to fixed before the next minor release
    • P4: Should be fixed before the next minor release
    • P5: No fixed planned for the next minor release

P3 is the default priority value : reserved to indicate that the bug has not be prioritized.

The committer:

  • If the version number is empty:
    • Ask the version to the user
  • Try reproduce the bug
    • If the contributer cannot reproduce the bug
      • the bug mark the bug as "worksforme"
    • If the contributer can reproduce the bug
      • Adjust the version number to the oldest maintained branch on which the bug appears

The contributer:

  • Create a patch containing:
    • the bug fix
    • the documentation update (including the "New and Noteworthly")
    • unit tests
  • attach the patch the bug

The committer:

  • Assign the bug to himself
  • Commit the patch
  • Add a comment the bug attachment indicating the commit id.
  • Mark the committed attachments "iplog+"
  • Mark the not committed attachment "iplog-"
  • Mark the bug as "RESOLVED" "FIXED"
  • Set the "Target Milestone" field

The user:

  • Get the next milestone build (or integration build).
  • Check that the bug is fixed.
    • If the bug is fixed
      • Close the bug.
    • If the bug is not fixed
      • Reopen the bug.

The project leader:

  • Before the release (in May)
    • Close the bugs which have not be closed by the user.

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