Moving bugs to Phabricator

Daniel Stone daniel at
Wed Feb 3 16:57:05 UTC 2016


On 3 February 2016 at 15:56, Mike Blumenkrantz <zmike at> wrote:
> It seems that opening any of these links requires a login. A valid use case for bug trackers is something like:
> * user searches web for issue keywords (eg. "wayland has no ssd!")
> * results include link to bug
> * user views bug report
> Requiring a login will create more hassle and reduce the likelihood that tickets will be seen.
> For reference, we switched to phabricator a few years ago for EFL and had this exact issue. Some parts of the site can be made public, but the majority of it seems to be locked down and only accessible to logged-in users.

Yeah totally, that is an obvious showstopper. The default policy for
bugs is indeed public, but apparently the three projects weren't.
These are fixed now - thanks for letting me know. So far as I know,
there's nothing other hokey preventing you from keeping things public,
apart from the lack of a default policy for wiki pages, which we're
carrying a local patch to fix whilst we wait for it to be upstreamed.


> On Wed, 03 Feb 2016 12:25:26 +0000
> Daniel Stone <daniel at> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On 2 February 2016 at 20:28, Bill Spitzak <spitzak at> wrote:
>> > Can you make a clone of the current Bugzilla state in Phabricator so that we
>> > can see what it looks like?
>> Good idea! Here they are:
>> Please bear in mind these are REAL IMPORTED BUGS linked to REAL ACTUAL
>> PEOPLE. Manipulating these tasks will lead to actual people being
>> emailed, just as it would on Bugzilla. But please feel free to mess
>> around with your own bugs, or create new ones and play with those.
>> The workboard columns aren't fixed in the current single-column
>> format: depending on what works best, we could use any combination of
>> one column per release, status-based columns (WIP / mid-bikeshed /
>> etc), or anything really.
>> Also, you can make more general (and more advanced) queries from
>> Would be interested to hear some more feedback from people!
>> Cheers,
>> Daniel
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