A word on Trac ticket submissions...
jmr at macports.org
Tue Jun 22 15:34:58 PDT 2010
On 2010-6-23 08:04 , Ben Greenfield wrote:
> On Jun 22, 2010, at 5:46 PM, Joshua Root wrote:
>> On 2010-6-23 07:41 , Michael_google gmail_Gersten wrote:
>>> So here's a question: If there is a maintainer field in the ports
>>> database for each port, then why can't the bug tracker grab that field
>>> on it's own?
> If users are willing to navigate to a webpage that lists all ports and click on the affected port url that use trac variables to populate the cc: field (and any other field listed below).
> relevent trac docs
> Here is the trac method for creating a url with variables.
> Preset Values for New Tickets
> To create a link to the new-ticket form filled with preset values, you need to call the /newticket? URL with variable=value separated by &.
> Possible variables are :
> • type — The type droplist
> • reporter — Name or email of the reporter
> • summary — Summary line for the ticket
> • description — Long description of the ticket
> • component — The component droplist
> • version — The version droplist
> • severity — The severity droplist
> • keywords — The keywords
> • priority — The priority droplist
> • milestone — The milestone droplist
> • owner — The person responsible for the ticket
> • cc — The list of emails for notifying about the ticket change
> There could be spam issue so we may want obfuscate the email but I think it would work until we got a plugin.
A "Create new ticket against this port" button is something that we'd
like to have on the MacPorts Web App (which is currently being worked on
by Joe Rozner for GSoC).
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