[Reportbug-maint] Bug#890680: Bug#890680: reportbug: python3-reportbug submodules are not well documented

Nis Martensen nis.martensen at web.de
Wed Feb 21 22:17:21 UTC 2018

On 20-02-2018 06:02, Sandro Tosi wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 5:03 AM, Nis Martensen <nis.martensen at web.de> wrote:
>> Extending the test suite is actually the goal here. It's just hard to
>> add tests for functions of which you don't know what they're supposed to
>> do exactly. So reading the code and taking notes is the first step.
> oh great to hear we're one the same page on that! :)

I doubt it's going to be easy, though - many bugs are like
"proxy-related command line options don't work well" or "does not
interact nicely with my mua" or "crashes when user's homedir does not
exist".  Not sure how those can be covered with unit tests. But let's go
step by step to figure out what's possible.

> i was more thinking of tools external to debian, like scripts from
> operators using those functions

Hm. Are you aware of people having done that? Would the switch from py2
to py3 not already have broken such tools?

>> Are you planning to move reportbug to salsa in the future?  It might
>> make this kind of review easier.
> i just did and migrated reportbug to
> https://salsa.debian.org/reportbug-team/reportbug - wanna try the
> merge request thing ah! :)

Here you go:

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