Patch Statuses in Launchpad (re-visited)

Daniel Holbach daniel.holbach at ubuntu.com
Wed May 28 07:48:43 BST 2008


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Hello everybody,

I thought about my initial proposal again and must say I wasn't too
happy with the use of tags either, I still think though that it's
vitally important to not lose bugs that have proposed solutions in the
mediocrity of the huge list of bugs (all bugs marked as medium, all bugs
marked as new).

I'd like to make use of three list in my new proposal:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bugs?field.has_patch=on would be the
general lists of bugs with patches.

Daniel Holbach schrieb:
>  - use "patch-needs-work" if you reviewed a patch and it needs more work
>  (or you flat-out rejected it)

Can we agree on using "Incomplete" in this case?
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bugs?field.status%3Alist=INCOMPLETE_WITH_RESPONSE&field.status%3Alist=INCOMPLETE_WITHOUT_RESPONSE&field.has_patch=on
then would be the list of bugs with patches that still need work.


>  - use "patch-went-upstream" if you forwarded it upstream to get their
> input before uploading it to Ubuntu

If we add an upstream task, we could make use of
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bugs?field.status_upstream=open_upstream&field.has_patch=on
that are forwarded upstream and still need upstream input and
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bugs?field.status_upstream=resolved_upstream&field.has_patch=on
the patches that were forwarded upstream and the upstream bugs that have
been resolved.

I repeat: untagging the "patch flag" is easier, but we lose information
that is very important if we don't want to lose possible solutions in
the 40k bugs we have open anyway.

Let me know what you think.

Have a nice day,
 Daniel


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