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From Raphael Bircher <>
Subject Re: [users] Unable to add comment on Bugzilla
Date Thu, 29 Sep 2011 21:07:23 GMT
Am 29.09.11 22:32, schrieb TJ Frazier:
> 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
> 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.
You are right. But the strange thing is, I'm still able to edit this field.

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