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From Egor Pasko <egor.pa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Patch available setting
Date Wed, 15 Nov 2006 05:31:39 GMT
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 to
review. Sometimes, reporters are not familiar with the components
fixed, someone needs to pick up a review in this case too.

I just look at all Harmony JIRA notifications. There are a lot, but
most can be safely skipped by subject.

> 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 in
> > 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 and
> > I can't set "Patch available"?  I can think of three alternatives at the
> > 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.  Any
> > thoughts on what would be best?
> > Thanks,
> > Sian
> >

Egor Pasko

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