[Ffmpeg-devel] Where do I report bugs?

Flavio Pimentel Duarte flaviop
Sat Jan 14 01:43:40 CET 2006

I agree with Norman.
 	I also reported a bug about one week ago and I got no answer. A 
couple of days latter I sent an email with a patch and again I received no 
answer. Currently I dont know if my report was simply ignored or it is in 
a queue to be read and processed.


On Fri, 13 Jan 2006, Norman Ramsey wrote:

> > > Although I followed this procedure carefully, I received not one reply
> > > to a bug report I sent a month or two ago.
> >
> > we are volunteers, normal people not employed by some company who pays us
> > for analyzing, debuging, fixing and awnsering reports, so dont look at it li
>   ke
> > we where but rather what we are ...
> Every open-source project is different.  At various points in time, I
> have been responsible for two projects, on each of which we made a
> point to answer bug reports.  (Doesn't mean we fixed them, but we did
> acknowledge them.)  If it is the custom of the ffmpeg developers not
> to acknowledge bug reports, it would be nice if this sentence were
> added to the page at
> http://ffmpeg.sourceforge.net/ffmpeg-bugreport.html:
>  Because ffmpeg is developed and maintained by volunteers, for whom
>  ffmpeg is not their primary activity, not all bug reports are
>  acknowledged.
> Norman
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