excluding bugzilla email when you are the assignee

Jon Masters jcm at redhat.com
Thu Jun 3 14:26:13 UTC 2010

On Thu, 2010-06-03 at 15:10 +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 03, 2010 at 10:05:49AM -0400, Jon Masters wrote:
> > On Thu, 2010-06-03 at 09:52 -0400, Chuck Anderson wrote:
> > > Is it reasonable for a package owner to exclude themselves on bugzilla 
> > > email when they are the assignee of the bug?  How would they know when 
> > > a new bug is reported, or when new comments are added?
> > 
> > It can be reasonable-ish. I use whining alerts in Bugzilla to get daily
> > summaries of bug statistics, split out between RHEL and Fedora. Every
> > morning at 5am, I get about 5 different emails from BZ with a series of
> > different queries showing current bugs, ones I was added to CC within 3
> > days, ones recently set NEEDINFO to me, etc. It's a lot more usable than
> > wading through the 5,000 BZ emails I get each week.
> Be interesting if you could write up how you do this some time.

Sure. I planned to write up something internally (because of some
additional features available for RHEL development), but I can also put
something on the Fedora wiki sometime too. I'm glad we do whining email
support because many BZs blanketly disable "Administration" feature to
non-admin users (e.g. other distributions and upstream BZs).


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