[Libreoffice-qa] Keyword "bisected"

Andras Timar timar at fsf.hu
Mon Jan 5 08:37:53 PST 2015

Hi Joel,

On Mon, Jan 5, 2015 at 5:23 PM, Joel Madero <jmadero.dev at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I just found out that this keyword "bisected" is being used. I'm curious
> who is using it and what it is identifying. Also, I'm curious if we
> shouldn't move whatever it is being used for to the whiteboard - having
> 2 bisect things being in whiteboard, and then 1 in keyword seems strange
> to me. We have "bibisectRequest" and "bibisected" in whiteboard, then we
> have "bisect" in keyword.
> A couple people have told me they use the keyword to indicate that the
> exact (or nearly the exact) commit has been identified. If this is
> true...it's good to have (and would be another potential easy hack to
> move bibisected to bisected), but we need to share this information with
> developers so that it's actually useful information. Else, if developers
> are just querying for "bibisected" in whiteboard, they are going to miss
> bisected in keyword....

I use the bisected keyword to indicate the *exact* commit that caused
the regression. For bibisected we use the whiteboard, because we
cannot add keywords on freedesktop, but in new TDF bugzilla instance
bibisected can be a keyword, too.


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