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Re: right way to report bugs

To: Jan Derfinak <ja@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: right way to report bugs
From: Nathan Scott <nathans@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2005 11:40:18 +1100
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On Mon, Dec 12, 2005 at 11:26:57PM +0100, Jan Derfinak wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Dec 2005, Nathan Scott wrote:
> > > I think you've got it - file a bug, and harrass the list if no response :)
> > 
> > In addition to that, a reproducible test case is invaluable
> > (in your case, an image of the corrupt filesystem; or even
> > better, a set of steps to get a filesystem into that failed
> > state - although that is rarely possible).
> Yes, I don't know how to get fs to this state, I just found it in this state
> when I tried to copy files. I know that it is not easy to fix bug without
> test case, so I prepared fs image and attached link on it, when I filled the
> bug.

Sorry, I overlooked that - thanks Jan.



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