bug to which attached

Adam Williamson adamwill at fedoraproject.org
Fri Jul 18 16:50:35 UTC 2014

On Fri, 2014-07-18 at 12:04 -0400, Felix Miata wrote:
> On 2014-07-18 08:45 (GMT-0700) Adam Williamson composed:
> > On Thu, 2014-07-17 at 20:53 -0400, Felix Miata wrote:
> >> On 2014-07-17 20:41 (GMT-0400) Adam Williamson composed:
> >>> Bugzilla does not provide a backtrack from
> >>> an attachment to a bug report, infuriatingly.
> >> A convenient link to click, you're right, it has none. But there is a way.
> >> Simply append &action=edit to the attachment URL and you will get a page that
> >> provides a link to the bug it's attached to.
> > Hah, nice workaround, I should've thought of that. thanks.
> You're welcome. I never remember it directly. I have to open a bug page with 
> an attachment and see what the attachment edit link points to.
> Now if you can, provide a workaround for the inane bugzilla.redhat.com 
> policy, found on no other Bugzilla installation I've ever encountered, that 
> requires a bazillion hoops be negotiated to get any attachment loaded into 
> the tab in which the bug page is loaded. Do the Redhat Bugzilla maintainers 
> think all its users are running Windows sans malware defenses? What is that 
> policy really supposed to be protecting? :-p

Set the attachment type to text/plain . Bugzilla's auto-detection is
terrible and always sets it to something silly which browsers don't want
to open directly. I think I've seen this on other Bugzillas, though? I
don't think it's unique to RH's?
Adam Williamson
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