Re: Dedicated kernel bug database

Hanna Linder (
Mon, 30 Dec 2002 13:58:23 -0800

--On Friday, December 20, 2002 09:27:24 PM -0600 Jon Tollefson <> wrote:

> On Fri, 2002-12-20 at 20:52, Martin J. Bligh wrote:
>> Only the owner of the bug (or an admin) can change that, I think.
>> However, as you file the bug, you could change the default owner
>> to yourself, which would fix it. I'll fix this one for you.

>> > --On Thursday, December 19, 2002 05:39:56 PM -0800 "Martin J. Bligh" <> wrote:
>> >
>> >> People should move it to "ASSIGNED" if they're working on it.

> The way it is setup now is that mostly only component owners can move a
> bug to the assigned state. A submitter of a bug and the owner of a bug
> can change any other aspect of the bugs that they submit or own
> respectively. And anyone can submit comments to any bug.

Jon and Martin,

You seem to be saying different things. If the submitter wants
to take the bug they need to be able to change the status to ASSIGNED.
But according to Jon (and my experience) I was not able to change the
status or take a bug (although I could change the owner).
Is it possible to make it so an owner can change the status?
If not you should change the FAQ to describe the procedure for
letting people know you are working on a bug.



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