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This section lists the steps necessary in order to triage correctly. This guide aims to be concise, links in some sections will provide more information relevant to the particular step. The triage process can be essentially broken up into three parts, the first being "preparation" the second being "reproducing" the third being "prioritization".
 
This section lists the steps necessary in order to triage correctly. This guide aims to be concise, links in some sections will provide more information relevant to the particular step. The triage process can be essentially broken up into three parts, the first being "preparation" the second being "reproducing" the third being "prioritization".
  
Summary of Steps of the steps involved.
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=== Summary of Steps of the steps involved ===
  
    Find Bugs to Triage
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* Find Bugs to Triage
    Search for Duplicates of Bug(s)
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* Search for Duplicates of Bug(s)
    Check Information Provided in Bug Report
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* Check Information Provided in Bug Report
    Attempt to Reproduce Bug
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* Attempt to Reproduce Bug
    Set Bug Status
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* Set Bug Status
    Prioritize Bug
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* Prioritize Bug
    Notify Developers -- Needed only in very specific cases if bug seems to be a Blocker/Critical.
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* Notify Developers -- Needed only in very specific cases if bug seems to be a Blocker/Critical.
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* Upstream reports
  
 
== Details of each step ===
 
== Details of each step ===

Revision as of 11:25, 26 January 2014

Contents

Introduction

This document provides information on how to triage bugs for the Fedora project. Triaging is the name given for confirming, prioritizing, and organizing bug reports and is a good place for new contributors and/or contributors with limited programming abilities to help the Fedora project becoming a better distribution for everyone. Triaging is an incredibly important aspect of development that benefits users and developers alike by acting as a bridge between users and developers to aid in fixing and closing bugs.

Steps to Triage a Bug

This section lists the steps necessary in order to triage correctly. This guide aims to be concise, links in some sections will provide more information relevant to the particular step. The triage process can be essentially broken up into three parts, the first being "preparation" the second being "reproducing" the third being "prioritization".

Summary of Steps of the steps involved

  • Find Bugs to Triage
  • Search for Duplicates of Bug(s)
  • Check Information Provided in Bug Report
  • Attempt to Reproduce Bug
  • Set Bug Status
  • Prioritize Bug
  • Notify Developers -- Needed only in very specific cases if bug seems to be a Blocker/Critical.
  • Upstream reports

Details of each step =

Preparation

In general you'll always want to do the following steps in preparing to triage bugs.