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Bug Life Cycle and Reporting Guidelines

Chromium (the web browser)

Chromium OS (the operating system)

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Bug reporting guidelines

Release block guidelines

Triage guidelines


Hotlists are used to help the engineering team categorize and prioritize the bug reports that are coming in. Each report can (and should) have multiple hotlists.

For details on hotlists used by the Chromium project, see Chromium Bug Hotlists.


To better understand the various fields and statuses, please visit: Issues Overview

Bug life cycle

Helping with bug triage

Read if you're interested in helping with bug triage.

Infrastructure and build tools

If you find an issue with our infrastructure or build tools, please file the ticket using the Build Infrastructure template: