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From Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hille...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Question about generating release notes
Date Mon, 17 Mar 2008 12:42:01 GMT
Dyre.Tjeldvoll@Sun.COM wrote:
> Dyre.Tjeldvoll@Sun.COM writes:
>
>   
>> I have not yet looked through all 10.4 issues with a release note, but I
>> wanted to do a "dry-run" generation just to check that everything works.
>>
>> I'm looking at 
>> http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/ReleaseNoteProcess
>>
>> where it says:
>>
>>       Report - Generates two xml JIRA reports:
>>           o
>>
>>             fixedBugsList.xml - This is the list of issues addressed by the release
>>           o
>>
>>             releaseNotesList.xml - This is the list of issues bearing detailed releaseNotes.html
explanations.
>>
>>
>> Just how do I create those two xml files? Do I get them from a Jira
>> filter? Or do I need to create them by hand?
>>     
>
> So I figured out that the release notes generator expects the type of
> xml file you can get from a Jira filter, so I expect that's what I
> should do.
>
> But are there pre-defined filters which I should use for
> fixed bugs and release note issues, respectively? If not; which criteria
> should I use?
>   
Hi Dyre,

I think we've had some discussion about this before, but I don't 
remember if a consensus emerged. It is probably a good idea to make your 
filters public so that people will know how to force notable issues to 
appear in the release notes.

Regards,
-Rick
> And what if an issue is marked with 'Existing Application Impact' ONLY,
> and there is no releas note for it? Should it be mentioned somewhere?
>
>   


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