Recently, I added a bounty to the below linked question (asked by me), and in the process, someone correctly answered my question, in the comments, rather than posting it as an actual answer. I would like to award the bounty to the person who posted the comment, but I don't see a way to do that when they have only commented and not posted an actual answer.
I've replied to the comment, letting the user know that I'll give them the bounty once they've posted it as an answer, but I haven't yet gotten a response. I don't want to post an answer myself, because the other user deserves the credit, but I don't want the post to go unanswered as well, so that others who have the same issue I did might be able to find it.
How do I handle this situation?
Question that I asked: