[Mageia-bugsquad] Update candidates waiting for packager input

Manuel Hiebel manuel at hiebel.eu
Sat Sep 10 00:57:27 CEST 2011

Le samedi 10 septembre 2011 à 00:33 +0200, Samuel Verschelde a écrit :
> In order to differentiate update candidates awaiting testing and those awaiting 
> packager action, we will now assign the bug reports to the packagers when we 
> are waiting for their input. 
> When doing this, we need to add qa-bugs in CC to the bug report to make sure 
> we will still get notifications about it, and that above all it still shows in 
> the saved search : 
> https://bugs.mageia.org/buglist.cgi?cmdtype=dorem&remaction=run&namedcmd=waiting%20for%20QA%20test&sharer_id=22
> This way the state of an update candidate can be identified from the 
> information in the bug report:
> - assigned to qa-bugs and has the validated keyword => ready to push
> - assigned to qa-bugs without the validated keyword => update candidate that 
> needs testing
> - not assigned to qa-bugs but has qa-bugs in CC => update candidate awaiting 
> packager input
> In the above saved search, sorting by Assignee will allow to separate updates 
> needing testing and updates awaiting packager input. Maybe in the future we 
> can split it in 2 different saved searches if we find it useful.
> I see 2 options :
> - either systematically assign to the packager when a tester encounters a 
> difficulty or needs more information
> - or only when we have been waiting for more than 2 days
> The first option could be more heavy but the second requires people from QA 
> and/or triage to regularly update the bug reports. As we already do it, I 
> would choose option 2.
> Which option do you prefer ?
option 2 for me
> Once we have decided I will try to remember to send this piece of information 
> to the mageia-dev mailing and to update the wiki. If I forget, please remind 
> it to me :)
mageia-discuss is not mageia-dev :p
> Best regards
> Samuel Verschelde

Manuel Hiebel (leuhmanu)

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