Component 'b' in bugzilla - I shouldn't be owner
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Sat Feb 14 06:01:35 UTC 2009
Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> Stephen Warren wrote:
>> On Fri, February 13, 2009 11:38 am, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
>>> Next step is to get it out of bugzilla. This requires:
>>> 1) Moving any open or closed bugs against 'b' to a different package.
>>> 2) Opening a bug in bugzilla.redhat.com against bugzilla to have an
>>> admin remove the package.
>> FYI, when unison was split to unison213 and unison227, I followed step (2)
>> to get rid of the old unison. The bug sat untouched for ages, the was
>> closed "will not fix" because the bugzilla admins claimed Fedora people
>> needed to do it, not them.
> And they were right. These are two different usages.
> For the "b" package -- it's not a real package. There's no cvs
> directory for it. There's no package in the wild for it. Therefore it
> can be removed from the package database. Then it can be removed from
> For the unison* packages, packages with all three names have been built.
> There's rpms in the archives repos. There's cvs modules for all of
> them (even if one is marked as a dead package). So they cannot be
> removed from the packagedb. If they are not removed from the packagedb,
> then the packagedb will create them in bugzilla if they do not exist.
> So unison cannot be removed from bugzilla.
Well, I *thought* I was following instructions somewhere on the Fedora
wiki re: the process to follow for package renames. It was a long time
ago, so I may be misremembering.
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