Edgewall Software

Version 1 (modified by Christian Boos, 14 years ago) ( diff )

prepare standard answer for invalid installation issue tickets

Installation issues should not be reported as defects

About support questions:

Support and installation questions should be asked on the mailing list or IRC channel, not filed as tickets. Also, please check whether the issue you've encountered has been reported before.

If you're reading this, it's likely because we closed your ticket with a wontfix or invalid resolution. We did so because our policy is to use this bug tracker exclusively for tracking bug reports (defects) or enhancement requests (enhancements) but not for troubleshooting your installation issues.

Reasons for this are multiple, but the most important ones are:

  • you'll reach a wider audience on the Trac-user MailingList and will likely prompt someone who faced the same issue to help you go through; if that does happen, don't forget to watch Trac-users yourself and give back some of your time if you know how to help someone else!
  • this is distracting us from doing real development on Trac. Unless proven otherwise; the fact that you had some trouble installing or configuring the software is not indicative of a bug (of course it does happen at times, but it's not the most common situation).
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