Changes to the ticket system

Simon Marlow marlowsd at
Tue Nov 17 07:42:31 EST 2009

On 16/11/2009 20:52, Isaac Dupree wrote:
> Simon Marlow wrote:
>> I've made a few changes to the ticket system today, in preparation for
>> a push on cleaning up the ticket database (announcement to be made
>> shortly). The changes are:
>> 1. There's a new field "Type of Failure", with values
>> None/Unknown
>> Build failure
> meaning failed building GHC, not that GHC building something failed.

Right.  Changed to

Building GHC failed

>> Install failure

Changed to

Installing GHC failed

>> GHC doesn't work at all
>> Compile-time crash
>> Runtime crash
>> GHCi crash
>> Incorrect result at runtime
>> Compile-time performance bug
>> Runtime performance bug
> what about...
> Documentation is wrong.

Added "Documentation bug"

> Type system is wrong (eg. rejects something that's correct), or
> similarly for syntax.

Good point: added "GHC rejects valid program"

> Something strange that doesn't deserve its own category, but isn't
> "unknown"

such as?


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