[Development] Guidelines for reporting bugs in Qt

Richard Moore rich at kde.org
Thu Jul 3 21:41:37 CEST 2014

Overall this is very good, but there are a couple of things that could be

- Asking people for a unit test in the bug tracker when we're not allowed
to include this in Qt without submission via gerrit seems likely to cause
conflict. I'd suggest either removing this section or explaining a
mechanism that would allow the test to be used.

- Please make clear that security issues should be reported to
security at qt-project.org



On 3 July 2014 15:31, Friedemann Kleint <Friedemann.Kleint at digia.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> as a result of internal discussions at Digia, I have updated
> http://qt-project.org/wiki/ReportingBugsInQt a bit. The motivation
> behind this is that we want the bug reports as good as possible since
> many roles in the Qt project deal with them (developers, code reviewers,
> release managers, people trying to check for regressions, ...) and thus
> it is important that bug reports are easy to understand and to reproduce.
> I would like to have more opinions on the guidelines at
> http://qt-project.org/wiki/ReportingBugsInQt . Is there anything missing
> that would make fixing bugs easier in the modules you maintain?
> Once we have the guidelines in a good shape, they will be shown
> prominently on the JIRA-landing page.
> Regards,
> Friedemann
> --
> Friedemann Kleint
> Digia, Qt
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