Closing of Fedora 11 Bugs at EOL

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Wed May 26 01:29:13 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-05-25 at 19:09 -0400, David Malcolm wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-05-25 at 14:42 -0700, John Poelstra wrote:
> > Looking for a couple of +1s to the final housekeeping routine for the 
> > Fedora 13 release which is to close all open Fedora 11 bugs after it 
> > goes EOL on 2010-06-25.
> > 
> > PLEASE proofread what will will happen, including the comment to be 
> > added to the bugs.  Last time I went through this process here I made a 
> > major goof nobody caught :)
> > 
> >
> > 
> Possibly bikeshedding here, but would it be better to change the wording
> slightly:
>   If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version
> - of Fedora please feel free to reopen this bug against that version.
> + of Fedora please feel free to reopen this bug report, updating
> + the "version" field accordingly.
> i.e. are we referring to reopening that specific bug report within our
> database, rather than in a more loose sense referring to opening a new
> bug report against the same notional issue (if that makes sense).  As a
> maintainer, I'd prefer to have the old unfixed report reopened, rather
> than have a new bug report that's a duplicate; sometimes there's
> valuable information in the comments.

The problem with that is that only the bug owner or someone with
editbugs privileges (which happens to be quite a lot of people when it
comes to Fedora, but definitely not all reporters) can change the
version field.
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
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