[Gluster-users] question about how to handle bugs filed against End-Of-Life versions of glusterfs
riehecky at fnal.gov
Wed Sep 16 15:39:25 UTC 2015
On 09/16/2015 08:05 AM, Kaleb S. KEITHLEY 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.
> 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
> You may reply to this email — Reply-to: is set to
> mailto:gluster-devel at gluster.org — to register your opinion.
I'd go with Option B (close the bugs), so long as it is possible to
either (a) re-open or (b) connect to the older bug - so that any logs
are not misplaced.
There would probably need to be some sort of "This version is EOL, if
you are still having this issue on a non-EOL version do X, Y, and Z"
Scientific Linux developer
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
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