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From "Niall Pemberton" <niall.pember...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [all] Jira Groups and Roles
Date Wed, 04 Apr 2007 21:56:47 GMT
On 4/4/07, Dennis Lundberg <dennisl@apache.org> wrote:
> Niall Pemberton wrote:
> > On 4/4/07, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On 4/4/07, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > On 4/4/07, Niall Pemberton <niall.pemberton@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > > Can anyone say what the usual practice is for assigning groups/roles
> >> > > for people once they become a committer?
> >> > >
> >> > > Theres a "Jakarta Developer" group - it gets you "committer" role
for
> >> > > Commons Lang and JCI but strangely nothing else.
> >> > >
> >> > > Would be simpler if it was documented somewhere.
> >> >
> >> > Yeah, it's a bit of a mess.
> >> >
> >> > The new JIRA release added the concept of project roles - which is
> >> > great for many Apache projects. However we want to be able to grant
> >> > project roles to N JIRA projects at the same time and it doesn't help
> >> > with that.
> >> >
> >> > So we need to stay on the old system of assigning a group to the
> >> > project, rather than messing around with roles too much (though the
> >> > roles stuff does allow for permission to be granted in the short term
> >> > while a request for being added to the group is made).
> >> >
> >> > Jeff did a bulk reconfiguration of JIRA and it was only afterwards
> >> > that I understood sufficiently that it won't help us much. So now we
> >> > need to go ahead and add the jakarta-developers group to each project
> >> > role administrator bit.
> >>
> >> *pondering*
> >>
> >> Might be eaier to setup a Jakarta Permission that sets the group as
> >> having read/write by default, instead of using the Standard Permission
> >> and doing lots of configuring. That should be doable I think.
> >
> > I bow to your greater (and my lack of) Jira knowledge - but seeing
> > that "Jakarta Devs" causes someone to automatically get "JCI and LANG
> > commiter role" - shouldn't we just have two groups that do the same
> > for all Commons. I was thinking something like
> >
> > "Commons Committer" group --> commiter role on all components
> > "Jakarta PMC" --> pmc role on all jakarta sub-projects
>
> This sound good to me. Then as Henri said, we should set up a new
> Permission Scheme. We now have a JIRA installation at my day job, so I
> have taken some time to experiment with groups and permissions. If you
> feel comfortable with me being a JIRA admin here, I could try to set
> this up.

Far me comfortable with you doing it than me - thats for sure ;-)

Niall


> > Niall
> >
> >> Hen
>
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> Dennis Lundberg
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