OSS 2019
Sun 26 - Mon 27 May 2019 Montreal, QC, Canada
co-located with ICSE 2019
Sun 26 May 2019 14:00 - 14:30 at Mansfield - Technical Session 2 - OSS in Practice

In recent years, many researchers in the SE community have been devoting considerable efforts to provide FLOSS developers with a means to quickly fi nd and fix various kinds of bugs in FLOSS products such as security and performance bugs. However, it is not exactly sure how FLOSS developers think about bugs to be removed preferentially. Without a full understanding of FLOSS developers’ perceptions of bug fi nding and fixing, researchers’ efforts might remain far away from FLOSS developers’ needs. In this study, we interview 322 notable GitHub developers about high impact bugs to understand FLOSS developers’ needs for bug finding and fixing, and we manually inspect and classify developers’ answers (bugs) by symptoms and root causes of bugs. As a result, we show that security and breakage bugs are highly crucial for FLOSS developers. We also identify what kinds of high impact bugs should be studied newly by the SE community to help FLOSS developers.

Sun 26 May

oss2019-papers
14:00 - 15:30: OSS 2019 Papers - Technical Session 2 - OSS in Practice at Mansfield
oss2019-papers14:00 - 14:30
Research paper
Yutaro Kashiwa, Akinori IharaWakayama University, Masao OhiraWakayama University
oss2019-papers14:30 - 15:00
Research paper
Debora Maria Coelho NascimentoFederal University of Sergipe, São Cristovão, Brazil, Christina von Flach Garcia ChavezFederal University of Bahia, Roberto Almeida BittencourtState University of Feira de Santana, Feira de Santana, Brazil
oss2019-papers15:00 - 15:30
Research paper
Sefa Eren SahinFaculty of Computer and Informatics Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Kubilay KarpatFaculty of Computer and Informatics Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Ayse TosunIstanbul Technical University