[Libreoffice-qa] all versions BSA collapse

Robinson Tryon bishop.robinson at gmail.com
Wed Jul 10 14:51:47 PDT 2013

Robinson hath chiseled into stone tablets:
> One option available to us in Bugzilla is to hide certain versions on
> the New Bug page, but to still make them available when editing a bug.
> This would allow us to simplify the number of versions available for a
> new report, but then allow us to continue using the version field as a
> special marker for "First version in which the bug appears".

which is, sadly, false :(

On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 3:35 PM, Joel Madero <jmadero.dev at gmail.com> wrote:
> I actually don't think that is an option for us - if I hide the version is
> hides it everywhere, making it impossible to set a bug to that particular
> version.


Joel just confirmed that the particular feature in Bugzilla works in a
blanket fashion. I (and others) were laboring under a different
impression, perhaps based on this bug report:

Joel said:
> So, my plan is to start with old RC's, Betas and Alphas as I doubt
> we'll be setting a bug back to any of these versions. Now that BSA is
> essentially done (thanks Robinson!), I'll hopefully start collapsing those
> FDO versions in the next week or so.

Sounds good.


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