[python-committers] List Linux distribution maintainers to help with bug triaging?

Ross Lagerwall rosslagerwall at gmail.com
Thu Apr 26 07:18:35 CEST 2012


On 26/04/2012 06:09, Ross Lagerwall wrote:
> On 04/26/2012 03:55 AM, Nick Coghlan wrote:
>> What do people think of the idea of adding specific distros (e.g.
>> "Linux (Fedora/RHEL)", "Linux (Ubuntu)") to the "Platforms" table for
>> cases related to building and packaging where it may not be clear if
>> the problem lies within CPython or within the distro?
>
> Definitely a good idea. How about even putting a link to the upstream
> packaging repository (if available) like:
> http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/gitweb/?p=python.git
>
> so others can easily inspect what patches the distro is using.
>

That's probably not the right place to put the link. Hmm, maybe there 
should be a page on the wiki with information about the state of python 
in the various linux distributions. E.g. what version is in each distro 
version, the maintainer, a link to the downstream repo/patches, etc.

Regards
-- 
Ross Lagerwall


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