[Mageia-sysadm] perl team alias?

Jerome Quelin jquelin at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 16:54:50 CEST 2011

On 11/08/17 12:13 +0200, Michael Scherer wrote:
> For example :
>   - while not wanting to take care of a library, a packager would want
> to be notified of error on it, because some of his packages use it
>   - while not being packager, a upstream developer could subscribe to
> our bugzilla to get notification ( was done at plf for upload on some
> package )
>   - users who are testers, or advanced users of a software would
> subscribe to be able to confirm or test bugs. This also goes with some
> ideas of madb, to ease collaboration of users and packagers.
> - apprentices, who are not maintainers ( and so cannot be added to the
> maint db ), could get bug about rpm they want to help.

lots of good ideas. and indeed, way more interesting that a mere alias.

> So while not everything can be done right now, I think we should keep
> those goal in mind when designing the system. Especially make clear what
> is the goal of the aliases, and make a way to see who is behind it, and
> when to use it, and when to not use it. For example, I am not sure that
> assigning a bug to a team is not equivalent to assigning it to no
> one :/ 
> IMHO, the easiest would be to indeed add group maintainer to the current
> code base for maintainer db, and find some way to do auto assignement in
> bugzilla. For example, a cron job to modify bugzilla when something is
> assigned to triage ?

that would be good!


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