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Subject Re: Release this week
Date Wed, 21 Apr 2004 12:17:41 GMT
On 21 Apr 2004, at 12:16, David Blevins wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 21, 2004 at 11:35:16AM +0100, wrote:
>> On 21 Apr 2004, at 03:47, David Blevins wrote:
>>> Maybe at some point later, I can find an easy way to use the cvs
>>> commit messages as the release notes.
>> Maybe we should install JIRA?
>> I've found on other projects that as issues come up, bugs are found or
>> things need to be fixed, you enter an issue into JIRA using it as
>> todo-list and bug tracker - then it generates auto-release notes for
>> you...
>> id=10242&report=changelog
> That's really cool.  Do you know if that report can be exported as xml?

Yes it can. I seem to remember someone styling it into a report. 

there are various reports - e.g. excel / bulk view etc. 

>> plus then you get a road map to see what needs to be fixed before the
>> next release...
>> id=10242&report=roadmap
>> and you can tie in the issue ID to the CVS commit too if you want
> We were doing exactly this on OpenEJB for some time.
> Alan Cabrera wrote a few stylesheets to generate release notes, change
> log, and a release download page from an xml file.  I got sick of
> creating the xml file by hand, so I wrote a program to screen-scrape
> our trackers and spit out the required xml.
> That's how this page was created:
> Once we got that all setup, we became very strict about using the
> trackers and putting the item ID in cvs commit messages (mostly to
> make sure people where using the tracker).
> At some point later I also wrote a stylesheet to take the same xml
> file and spit out a list of items that were scheduled for the next
> release grouped by "open" and "closed" status.
> Eventually changed their html enough to kill my screen-scraping
> and it all broke.  It was really really nice while it lasted though.

I know the feeling. I'm now hooked on JIRA.


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