Improve the workflow of "Fixing a bug"

Registered by Daniel Holbach on 2010-10-18

The current workflow for fixing a bug is very complicated for a new contributor. The diagram at http://people.canonical.com/~dholbach/Fixing%20a%20bug.png shows how hard it is to just "get it right". The session will try to find ways to make it easier.

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
Jono Bacon
Priority:
Undefined
Drafter:
Daniel Holbach
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
None
Definition:
Pending Approval
Series goal:
Proposed for natty
Implementation:
Not started
Milestone target:
None

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Work items for natty-alpha-1:
[jml] to create some collaborative environment "start-hacking": DONE
[james-w] add test-build to "start-hacking": TODO
[dholbach] blog about "start-hacking": TODO

Work items:
[deryck] look into fixing the problem of finding the upstream bug tracker more easily: TODO
[jml] add source download capabilities to "start-hacking": TODO

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