[Gluster-users] question about how to handle bugs filed against End-Of-Life versions of glusterfs
atin.mukherjee83 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 16 15:31:16 UTC 2015
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On Sep 16, 2015 6:36 PM, "Kaleb S. KEITHLEY" <kkeithle at redhat.com> wrote:
> A question was raised during Tuesday's (2015-09-15) Gluster Bug Triage
> meeting, and discussed today (2015-09-16) at the Gluster Community
> meeting about how to handle currently open bugs and new bugs filed
> against GlusterFS versions which have reached end-of-life (EOL).
> As an example, Fedora simply closes any remaining open bugs when the
> version reaches EOL. It's incumbent on the person who filed the bug to
> reopen it if it still exists in newer versions.
> Option A is: create a new set of 'umbrella' Versions, e.g.
> 3.4-end-of-life, 3.3-end-of-life, etc.; _reassign_ all bugs filed
> against 3.4.x to 3.4.x-end-of-life; then delete the 3.4.x Versions from
> bugzilla. Any new bugs filed against, e.g., any 3.4.x version are
> assigned to, 3.4-end-of-life.
> Option B is: create a new set of 'umbrella' Versions, e.g.
> 3.4-end-of-life, 3.3-end-of-life, etc.; _close_ all bugs filed against
> 3.4.x; then delete the 3.4.x Versions from bugzilla. Any new bugs filed
> against, e.g., any 3.4.x version are assigned to, 3.4-end-of-life.
I would go with option B as reassigning the bugs to n+ 1 release is a
burden to release maintainer until a smart script does it for us. Otherwise
its the reporter's responsibilities to open a new bug with the active
> The main difference is whether existing bugs are reassigned or simply
> closed. In either case if a new bug is filed against an EOL version then
> during bug triage the bug will be checked to see if it still exists in
> newer versions and reassigned to the later version, or closed as
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