Living in the Bazaar

Part of using Free Software is participating in the community that produces it. Reporting the bugs you observe in the normal course of using software is an easy and effective way to help improve the software you use every day.

Some of the bugs I've reported and minor enhancements I've submitted over the years:

DateProjectLinkDescription
30Oct2012 Exim bug 1313 Upgrade ancient bugzilla
30Oct2012 Gentoo bug 440212 Large file support in exim
08Jun2012 Portage bug 425218 Version bump for Armangil's podcatcher
13Oct2011 gPodder pull req 1 * Fix dependency link
05Jun2011 Dia bug 651949 Crash on save to bogus places
21Mar2011 Bash mail archive Bash truncates HISTFILE when disk is full.
15Aug2010 evince bug 627000 A bug-buddy crash auto-submit.
05Aug2010 gPodder bug 1097 Hang on non-ascii characters
16Sep2009 evince bug 595372 Evince crashes when /tmp/ is full
6Jul2009 libxml2 bug 587867 Regression: xmllint --html --xmlout emits HTML, not XML
25Jun2009 Portage bug 275441 * New ebuild: chibi-scheme
25Jun2009 mediawiki bug 19390 * Fix infinite chain of &printable=yes&printable=yes...
27Jun2008 buildconf bug 2004318 * Fix some spelling/grammar errors in autogen.sh
14Apr2008 atanks mail archive * Accelerated-AI shouldn't kick in until after violent deaths
4Apr2008 poppler bug 51538 Crash ("Bogus memory allocation size") on some documents
16Mar2008 evince bug 522819 A bug-buddy crash auto-submit.
11Mar2008 dspam mail archive * Lift quarantine processing limit
15Feb2008 gnuplot mail archive Fix bad interaction between *BSD, gnuplot, and bash 3.2's <()
20Jan2008 dspam patch * Add shift-click multiple row selection to quarantine and history
2Dec2007 google screenshot Pointed out fixed-height px units in header CSS
3Nov2007 OSXvnc bug 1825242 * Refuse to start with no authentication
15Oct2007 OpenSSH bug 1375 * Handle leak in sftp-client
22Sep2007 Portage bug 193383 * SSL_BITS → SSL_DAYS in ssl-cert.eclass
3Jun2007 RT mail archive * Add a queue-level default ticket owner
3Mar2007 Dovecot mail archive mbox_min_index_size > 0 → panic
25Feb2007 Rubik's tut mail archive Images for unknown actions default to incorrect action
26Dec2006 SANE report Lexmark driver almost supports new scanner: x1240
26Dec2006 Jestr bug 1622639 Cycle detection doesn't catch short cycles
11Mar2006 PHP bug 33213 Website documentation search doesn't handle symbols correctly
7Mar2006 XML Schema mail archive Typo in the XML Schema documentation
10Feb2006 SSHFS mail archive attempts to clobber with mv fail
28Dec2005 Portage bug 117037 * New ebuild: app-text/jbofihe
11Dec2005 Audacity mail archive * NoiseRemoval slider position is lost
8Dec2005 Portage bug 114948 * Repoman should validate usage of operators in metadata strings
7Dec2005 Portage bug 114734 Stale licenses
13Nov2005 dm-crypt mail archive * cryptsetup needs a --read-only flag for reading CDs
6Jul2005 GnuPG mail archive * noecho should be turned on before emitting the password prompt
30May2005 Wine bug 3018 * Window gravity regression in x11drv
2Mar2005 KOrganizer bug 100691 Crash when you click on dialog boxes in the 'wrong' order
10Jan2005 Portage bug 77470 * New ebuild: games-board/gamazons
5Jan2005 Gentoolkit bug 76676 equery crashes on trying to parse version numbers
22Nov2004 LyX bug 1748 Setting Multicolumn clobbers border settings
4Jul2004 Portage bug 56085 g-cpan croaks on ParseDate / frogbak
7Jun2004 OSCON mail archive One could not register without promising to buy something
27Dec2003 atanks bug 866421 Allegro mouse routines not thread-safe
27Oct2003 k3b bug 66665 No burning from kio_slaves
23Dec2003 par2 forum * Remove 100% redundancy limit
18Oct2003 rrdtool mail archive * Feature: --no-major
6Dec2003 par2 forum Par1 just doesn't work sometimes
5Oct2003 Ports mail archive * Update LTris to 1.0.5
3Oct2003 LTris mail archive * Add an Expert Mode to LTris
7Aug2003 Portage bug 28137 /etc/conf.d/lm_sensors should allow for arguments to modules
23Jul2003 KSysGuard bug 61512 sysctl() data format error
16Jul2003 Slashdot mail archive A minor date-parsing issue in index.pl&issue=
12Jul2003 PHP bug 24624 Storing config values as 32-bit signed integers → wrap
12Jul2003 PHP bug 24623 G is for Gigabytes
27Jun2003 GCC bug 11344 pop_binding ICE on name overlaps between friends in templates
25Apr2003 Screen mail archive input box during slowpaste → crash
11Nov2002 Ports cvs log Update parchive to 1.1
10Nov2002 Ratpoison mail archive setenv issues
19Mar2002 burncd PR-36085 Burning mode2 tracks from stdin
14Jan2002 natd cvs log Don't generate duplicate packets - drop, don't retry
25Nov2001 Bash mail archive SIGINT on alias → "bash: xmalloc: cannot allocate 26 bytes"
23Oct2001 Ports PR-31465 An infinite loop in ports/print/ft2demos
4Jul2001 NTP PR-28704 An overflow error when parsing ntp.conf

Also, in the same spirit, my wikipedia contributions.