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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Patch available setting
Date Thu, 16 Nov 2006 14:53:21 GMT

Egor Pasko wrote:
> On the 0x223 day of Apache Harmony Geir Magnusson, Jr. wrote:
>> Egor Pasko wrote:
>>> On the 0x222 day of Apache Harmony Geir Magnusson, Jr. wrote:
>>>> I thought we had it configured that when a JIRA is modified, the
>>>> reporter is notified directly...  I'm not sure that really helps
>>>> though. I wonder if we should just open things up a bit and let any
>>>> user modify a JIRA and see what happens.
>>> reporters are notified, that's right
>>> But what if <reporter>=<patch publisher>? Then someone still needs
>>> review. Sometimes, reporters are not familiar with the components
>>> fixed, someone needs to pick up a review in this case too.
>> That's why I watch things I'm interested in.
>>> I just look at all Harmony JIRA notifications. There are a lot, but
>>> most can be safely skipped by subject.
>> Right - do a watch on the JIRAs you are interested in - they come to
>> you directly, not to the project JIRA stream.
> Is there any other way to be notified with new issues than to
> subscribe for the whole JIRA stream? I would love to use it.

I want to be sure to get the whole stream, and then just filter for 
things I want to look for.

Unless this is something that lots of people need - having a separate 
"new JIRA" mail stream, I think that you might want to try that :)


> P.S: "watch" is a good feature, I have been using it.
>> geir
>>>> geir
>>>> Sian January wrote:
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>> I have just discovered that it's not possible for a contributor to
>>>>> set
>>>>> "Patch available" on a JIRA unless they reported it.  (I'm not sure about
>>>>> committers as I'm not one...)  I imagine this is to stop people coming
>>>>> and editing other details on the JIRA, so I can see that it makes
>>>>> sense.  My
>>>>> question is, what is the best thing to do if I attach a patch to a JIRA
>>>>> I can't set "Patch available"?  I can think of three alternatives at
>>>>> moment:
>>>>> 1. Assume that the reporter will notice and set it themselves (or
>>>>> commit the
>>>>> fix if they're also a comitter)
>>>>> 2. E-mail the reporter privately
>>>>> 3. Post to the mailing list
>>>>> Or a fourth alternative would be a combination of the above where
>>>>> the person
>>>>> who contributed the patch waits a few days before doing either 2 or 3.
>>>>> thoughts on what would be best?
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>> Sian

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