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From TJ Frazier <>
Subject Re: [users] Unable to add comment on Bugzilla
Date Thu, 29 Sep 2011 20:32:04 GMT
On 9/29/2011 15:51, Raphael Bircher wrote:
> Am 29.09.11 21:01, schrieb Dave Fisher:
>> Hi Mark,
>> I suspect that the copy of this email to ooo-dev is caught in
>> moderation. Since I am subscribed I'll forward this.
>> FWIW - the BZ instance at is an upgraded and
>> migrated version of the bugzilla that Oracle hosts (which should now
>> be read-only.) It is not surprising that there are bugs.
>> Hopefully, Raphael or someone with deeper knowledge of BZ can solve
>> this issue, or provide a workaround. All I can do is help by routing
>> your issue.
>> Regards,
>> Dave
>> On Sep 28, 2011, at 12:32 PM, Mark Bourne wrote:
>>> After reactivating my account for the Bugzilla, I just
>>> tried adding a comment to an issue I raised on the
>>> Bugzilla:
>>> However, it gives an error:
>>> "You tried to change the Ever confirmed field from 1 to 0 , but only
>>> a user with the required permissions may change that field. Please
>>> press Back and try again."
>>> I am only entering text in the "Additional Comments" box before
>>> clicking "Save Changes". I am not changing any other fields, so no
>>> idea why it is claiming I am trying to change the "Ever confirmed"
>>> field. I cannot even see where that field is. Pressing Back and
>>> trying again does not help - it does the same thing. I also tried
>>> reloading the page in case I had changed something which wasn't reset
>>> just by going back.
>>> Any ideas what might be going wrong? Do I need to do anything else
>>> after reactivating my account, before I can actually add to reports?
> This is maybe a problem from the migration IssuZilla to Kenai Bugzilla,
> and not from Kenai BZ to Apache BZ. Did, you have had CANCONFIRM-rights
> at the old Issuezilla?
> Anyway, it seems to be a permission problem. This can only solve a BZ
> Admin. I heve no BZ Admin rights. And bevor we change this rights, we
> schould discuss, how we will handle the BZ rights at Apache.
> Greetings Raphael

Generally speaking, BZ shows you what you can and can't modify; if you 
see the "Additional comments" box, you should have the right to use it. 
In short, this sounds to me like a bug.


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