[Mageia-dev] New bugzilla proposal
andr55 at laposte.net
Mon Jan 10 02:17:11 CET 2011
Frederic Janssens a écrit :
> On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 17:49, andre999<andr55 at laposte.net> wrote:
>> Frederic Janssens a écrit :
>>> On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 06:19, andre999<andr55 at laposte.net> wrote:
>>>> As for documentation and translations, a while back I suggested a similar separation, but on reflection I think it would be more useful to have flags :
>>>> 1) problem with documentation (and not function)
>>>> These bugs would be best corrected by those with good documentation skills, not necessarily the average programmmer.
>>>> 2) problem with translation (and not function)
>>>> These bugs would be best corrected by technical translators for the language in question. Again, not necessarily the average programmer.
>>> I am working on a script intended to make it easyer to report bugs usefully.
>>> Technically, would these flags be new fields,
>>> or standardized entries in the Keywords field,
>>> such as NEEDINFO in the present Mandriva bugzilla ?
>> Just verified with bugzilla to make sure.
>> Documentation and translations are listed as options under "components".
>> However any such bug could also be associated with another component, such as "core packages" or "release media".
>> We could even have translation bugs of documentation.
>> So it would seem better if these were independant flags, instead of options.
>> It that case they would be new fields.
>> As for security, there are already 2 such flags, at the bottom of the main bug entry page. (Under the title "privacy".)
>> Checking either of these flags will cause a bug to be hidden from most users, as explained beside the check boxes.
>> (For this reason, it would be better to _not_ duplicate these particular flags elsewhere.)
>> see https://qa.mandriva.com/enter_bug.cgi?product=Mandriva Linux&format=guided
> The potential problem with new fields, which would be better,
> would be to make shure that they are accessible with the xmlrpc interface,
> that I use for my script.
> The inbuilt Keywords field, which does not appear on the Mandriva
> 'guided' input page,
> but does appear on the 'expert' input page, is accessible with the
> xmlrpc interface.
> The xmlrpc interface does not seem to automatically have access to all fields.
> But it is difficult to be shure : the xmlrpc interface of Mandriva
> bugzilla does not work;
> and the Mageia bugzilla only has the default fields at present.
> I think I will have to create a local bugzilla to test that.
I have been working on a modified bugzilla entry page - only the user
side, but it shows the layout I had in mind
not quite finished - I'll post it on the list (or elsewhere if you wish)
>> Good luck with your script :)
More information about the Mageia-dev