bugs

Open source software is still software and vulnerabilities are expected. Unlike a filesystem bug or a kernel panic, they cause no pain until they strike.
2 comments Posted 25 Nov 2014 by Gunnar Hellekson (Red Hat) Feed
Bug fixes and issue tracking
I do a lot of work on open source, but my most valuable contributions haven't been code. Writing a patch is the easiest part of open source. The truly hard stuff is all of the rest: bug trackers, mailing lists, documentation, and other management tasks. Here's some things I've learned along the way...
0 comments Posted 7 May 2014 by Steve Klabnik Feed
fixing bugs in open source projects
I recently announced a call to action for GNOME 3.10 Test Day for Fedora 20 on Facebook and I got a response that caused me to think about how everyone from the general public to developers submit and fix bugs for an open source project. This was the interaction:
9 comments Posted 29 Oct 2013 by Alexander Todorov (Red Hat) Feed
open government
After 'version 1.0' of the US Constitution was released to the public on Sept 17, 1787 there was remaining discontent among several states regarding the powers assigned to the new Federal government and a lack of protections for fundamental individual freedoms and civil rights. To fix this bug, the... Read more
2 comments Posted 17 Sep 2013 by Luis Ibanez Feed
bugs
With almost 30 years of active developmentĀ under its belt, BRL-CAD is believed to be the second oldest open source codebase in the world thatā€™s still under active development (VistA, the EHR of the Veterans Administration being the oldest). It has also been the primary tri-service solid modeling... Read more
0 comments Posted 13 Mar 2013 by Luis Ibanez Feed
open source sayings
They're not our favorite movie quotes but I've caught myself saying some of the more popular open source phrases more than once. It might be an analogy that we use to describe what open source is or perhaps a conversation starter.
32 comments Posted 11 Dec 2012 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed
open source sayings
They're not our favorite movie quotes but I've caught myself saying some of the more popular open source phrases more than once. It might be an analogy that we use to describe what open source is or perhaps a conversation starter.
32 comments Posted 11 Dec 2012 by Jason Hibbets (Red Hat) Feed