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From Egor Pasko <egor.pa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Patch available setting
Date Thu, 16 Nov 2006 14:11:28 GMT
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 to
> > 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.

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 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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