Bug fixing and patch merging (was Re: Xfce 4.12 Release date)

Steve Dodier-Lazaro sidnioulz at gmail.com
Sun Feb 8 21:00:42 CET 2015

I've cleaned up some of the bugs linked by Chris. See

Please, if you have commit privileges on one of the patches that have been
reviewed, consider applying them and setting some time for a release.

On 8 February 2015 at 17:55, André Miranda <andreldm1989 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 08/02/2015 10:34, Chris Bainbridge wrote:
>> +1. There are 300+ patches for open bug reports in the bugtracker:
>> http://goo.gl/sLW8UA
>> Many of the patches have never been reviewed or responded to.. it is
>> obviously discouraging for potential contributors who take the time to
>> create and submit a patch but never get any response.
>> There are also a lot of bugs that get reported but sit in NEW state, many
>> show no sign of ever being reviewed: http://goo.gl/OOwdQ3
>> Could the bug report/patch review handling be improved? Would gerrit or
>> some other patch handling tool help?
> I guess it would be a nice moment to put a bounty on those bugs that are
> vital to solve but are nasty and/or time consuming.
> Some sites and blogs out there are talking about Xfce 4.12, so it's a
> great opportunity to attract new collaborators by making the Xfce's
> bountysource page more visible. Maybe a note on Xfce main site should
> suffice for now.
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Steve Dodier-Lazaro
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