Jayakara Kini wrote On 01/03/06 21:55,:
> Hi Richard,
>   The fix for this bug was integrated on 12th Dec 2005. :-(
> The bug status at 
> http://bugs.opensolaris.org/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=6238818
> shows "in progress".  That is because the bug has not been updated since 
> the integration.
>   These bugs (6238818 & 6312880) does not have "oss-bite-size" keyword.  If
> this keyword is not present, then it might be a good idea to first check
> the status before spending valuable time on developing fix for such bugs.  
>   The next obvious question is "how to check?".  Maybe on this alias
> itself.  Anybody has any idea on how to go about this?

For the time being, I think we're stuck with this alias as a way to
check on the 'real' status of bugs.  And checking on any bug -
oss-bite-size included - is probably a good idea.

We are working on making more information available via
bugs.opensolaris.org, but that is realistically a couple of months away.

Using this alias to check early isn't optimal, but I'm not sure how else
to do it, and it's better than nothing until we have more information
easily available.

If this an acceptable way to proceed for now, to what other aliases
should I send this suggestion to make people aware of the shortcomings
of bugs.opensolaris.org information and how they might avoid working on
something already being worked?



> Regards,
> Kini
> On Tue, 3 Jan 2006 20:31 -0500, Richard Lowe wrote:
> }Patch for bug: 6238818 traceroute -s always reports an error.
> }  http://richlowe.net/patches/6238818.diff
> }
> }6312880 is the same issue I assume, and is closed duplicate of this,
> }but has a description more useful than "See comments", so is the one I was
> }specifically looking at, apologies if they differ.
> }
> }-- Rich.
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