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From Rob Weir <>
Subject Re: Seeking Bugzilla Admin Volunteers
Date Mon, 23 Jan 2012 19:38:01 GMT
On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 2:16 PM, Rob Weir <> wrote:
> As far as I have been able to determine, no one in the project seems
> to have the ability to do anything in our Bugzilla instance beyond the
> basic operations that any member of the public is able to do.   We
> need to get a handful of people to have some elevated permissions to
> edit bugs, edit components, etc., so we can manage the quality process
> for the upcoming 3.4 release.
> I'll enter a JIRA issue asking that myself, and whichever other
> committers want to be included, be added to a group that will have the
> following additional Bugzilla permissions:

I've gone ahead and enter the JIRA issue for this with Infra@:

Note that I did also request that all other accounts, other then the
named admins, be reset back to their basic permissions.  The new
admins can then quickly re-enable permissions for project members as
appropriate.   As David mentioned earlier in this thread, we'll want
to get into the practice of enabling a set of privileges for all

> - editbugs
> - editcomponents
> - canconfirm
> - editkeywords
> Having these additional permissions will especially be critical for
> those engaging in QA, I think.
> I'm not sure if Infra will do it (security concerns, etc.), but it
> would also be good to have one or two admin-level committers, with the
> editusers permission, so they can enable the above permissions for
> other users without going through Infra.
> So if you want to be on the initial batch, please respond to this note
> and let me know what your Bugzilla ID is. This is not necessarily the
> same as your Apache ID.   And if you don't yet have a Bugzilla account
> for the project, you can request one here:
> Thanks!
> -Rob

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