On Tue, Sep 29, 2020 at 10:17:51AM -0700, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
On Tue, Sep 29, 2020 at 07:03:29PM +0200, Pierre-Yves Chibon wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 29, 2020 at 09:30:45AM -0700, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> > Since time began (Fedora 7), all fedora bugs in bugzilla have had their
> > "QA Contact" field set to: extras-qa(a)fedoraproject.org.
> > Bugzilla describes "QA Contact" as:
> > "The person responsible for confirming this bug if it is unconfirmed,
> > and for verifying the fix once the bug has been resolved."
> > However, also since at least 2007-04-20 emails to that address go to
> > /dev/null. (Before that they went to a linux.duke.edu
address, so I am
> > not sure where they went).
Should we be so hasty? If has worked well without causing any problems
for so many years.
> > I'd like to propose dropping this from all Fedora bugs.
> > It's a useless extra email that bugzilla has to generate, network has to
> > send and deliver and we have to drop in the bitbucket.
> > But, perhaps there's some secret clever use for it I am not aware of?
> > If you can think of some reason to keep it, speak up. ;)
> +1 for me. Just to be sure, bugzilla doesn't require such contact to be set?
I tested that on partner-bugzilla and it didn't care if it was unset.
I guess the quiet way to do this is just modify the sync script so it
drops it from all packages for new bugs, then if we want later go back
and remove it from existing bugs if we want to.
(The above was just a joke, +1 of course.)