Spammer is randomly closing bug reports

Asked by Bryce Harrington on 2011-07-03

https://bugs.launchpad.net/kernel-sru-workflow/+bug/802464
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/natty/+source/gdm/+bug/436936
https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/691750

He also used the email service to message me, "I want to permission to you to use package in my computer. Thank's"

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Robert Collins
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2011-07-05
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2011-07-05
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2011-07-04
Best Robert Collins (lifeless) said : #2

18:48 < andersk> What’s the right place to report a user that’s randomly assigning bugs to themself and changing bug statuses (bug 274251, bug 290704, bug 436936, bug 577385, bug 655795, bug 722690, bug 782309, bug 802464)?
18:48 -!- jibel [~<email address hidden>] has quit [Read error: Connection reset by peer]
18:48 < ubot5> Launchpad bug 274251 in synaptic (Ubuntu) "synaptic crashed with SIGSEGV in g_closure_invoke()" [Medium,Fix released] https://launchpad.net/bugs/274251
18:48 < ubot5> Launchpad bug 290704 in fglrx-installer (Ubuntu) "[fglrx]Computer freeze when switching user" [High,Fix released] https://launchpad.net/bugs/290704
18:48 < ubot5> Launchpad bug 436936 in gdm (Ubuntu Natty) "gdm upstart job checks /proc/cmdline for single user mode, won't start on post-boot runlevel change" [Medium,Triaged] https://launchpad.net/bugs/436936
18:49 < ubot5> Launchpad bug 577385 in quickly (Ubuntu) "Generated Build-Depends for python-distutils-extra is wrong" [Low,Fix released] https://launchpad.net/bugs/577385
18:49 < ubot5> Launchpad bug 655795 in xserver-xorg-video-nouveau (Ubuntu Maverick) "When displayport cable is in, system doesn't finish booting" [Medium,Fix released] https://launchpad.net/bugs/655795
18:50 < lifeless> andersk: here is fine
18:50 < lifeless> andersk: has anyone trie dto speak with them ? they've been around for at least a year, so this is unusual
18:52 < andersk> Yeah, repeatedly, see the comments on those bugs. Bug 436936 is a good example.
18:52 < ubot5> Launchpad bug 436936 in gdm (Ubuntu Natty) "gdm upstart job checks /proc/cmdline for single user mode, won't start on post-boot runlevel change" [Medium,Triaged] https://launchpad.net/bugs/436936
18:53 < lifeless> andersk: oh hangon, who did you mean :)
18:53 < lifeless> heru or papa*
18:53 < andersk> Heru.
18:53 < lifeless> ah
18:54 < lifeless> right, around for 8 months, but nearly no activity and a sudden burst
18:54 < andersk> (papukaija is just trying to help, AFAICS.)
18:54 < lifeless> I will wuspend them
18:54 < lifeless> done
18:54 < andersk> In bug 410822 Heru comments “I need to report my ubuntu in work”, which perhaps explains the motivation for the random fiddling.
18:54 < ubot5> Launchpad bug 410822 in Getting Things GNOME! "GTG needs advanced and bookmarkable searches" [Wishlist,Confirmed] https://launchpad.net/bugs/410822
18:54 < andersk> Thanks.

@heru if you need your account reenabled, please come discuss this in #launchpad on irc://irc.freenode.net.

Bryce Harrington (bryce) said : #3

Thanks Robert Collins, that solved my question.