< Projects | KDE on WindowsRevision as of 10:18, 25 January 2008 by Jstaniek (talk | contribs) (→Sending a new report)(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff) Contents 1 Testing 1.1 Querying existing reports 1.2 Sending a new report 2 Development 3 See also Testing More you use the software, more issues and wishes you can find. Do not keep this knowledge for you - file a bug on http://bugs.kde.org, the KDE Bug Tracking System (Bugzilla). Querying existing reports Bugzilla's Query form with KDE on windows product and buildsystem component selected (click to enlarge) To find a report use the Query Reports form, where you can specify product, component, version, installation type and operating system, and a few more. To find Windows-related reports, select one or more parameters of your search (what can make your result set more or less limited): Product: kde-windows Component: buildsystem - The build system for KDE on Windows: plain cmake and emerge gui - GUI-related issues for KDE on Windows installer - A graphical Installer for binary KDE packages (components and applications) network&files - Network and file-handling -related issues for KDE on Windows other - Other issues for KDE on Windows Version: 4.0.0, etc. (you can check version in the "Help->About KDE" dialog window of any KDE app) Installed from: MS Windows - means the installer Compiled Sources - means you have compiled your binaries using emerge facility Operating system: MS Windows You can click with Ctrl key pressed to make multiple choices in a list. Sending a new report To send a new report: create new account (if you do not have one yet); note than your account will be assigned to your email address, which will then be available in the public login go to the KDE Bug Report Wizard and read information provided here if you are new to the bug tracking system click "Continue" button and select the KDE Version (most probably 4.x) and the Distribution Method - "MS Windows Binaries", the very last item on the list. click "Continue" button and enter "installer" into the Find field, the select Then provide appropriate amount of information in the subsequent forms; read the above explanation of fields like Product Notes Before reporting make sure that you are not going to duplicate already existing report. If you discover that the bug or a wish is not directly related to MS Windows (e.g. a bug can be reproduced on more or all operating systems), set the "operating system" field to "All" and the "platform" field to "unspecified". Development Please read general information and Preferred skills for starting KDE Development. You can join the development team! Please start by exploring this TechBase web site, especially the KDE on Windows Development section. See also FAQs KDE Development FAQs Bugsquad The Bugsquad Team tries to keep track of bugs in KDE software and make sure that valid bugs are noticed by developers. KDE Quality Team The task of the KDE Quality Team is to detect the loose ends in an application, and try to tie them together. Retrieved from "https://techbase.kde.org/index.php?title=Projects/KDE_on_Windows/How_to_Help&oldid=20176" Category: MS Windows Content is available under Creative Commons License SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted.