Bug targets

Christian Stimming (mobil) christian at cstimming.de
Mon Sep 2 13:48:48 EDT 2013

John Ralls <jralls at ceridwen.us> schrieb:
>BZ has an enormous number of old target versions which makes for very
>long lists when picking. I just modified all of the already-released
>versions to sort to the bottom, but would anything bad happen if I just
>deleted all previous releases? None of them are in use.

In use by currently open bugs, you mean? Unfortunately bugzilla won't allow to delete old versions if there are closed bugs on them. I think that's why this list grows larger and larger...

>Similarly I'd like to clean out the "version" list as well to include
>only those versions which have bugs on them (which includes every
>release from 2.2.0 on. I propose to consolidate all of the 2.0 and 2.3
>releases into 2.0.x and 2.3.x respectively.
>Any objections or concerns?

All consolidation that is possible technically is fine with me.

Regards, Christian

>Incidentally, if there's anyone here who isn't up to coding but would
>like a way to contribute, one could see if some of these older bugs are
>reproducible on current versions of Gnucash and either close the bug as
>resolved-obsolete if one can't or update the version to the one tested
>if one can. There are automated searches by version on
>https://bugzilla.gnome.org/browse.cgi?product=GnuCash. If one doesn't
>have privs to close the bug, add a comment so that the next person with
>privs who looks at it will know to close it. 
>John Ralls
>gnucash-devel mailing list
>gnucash-devel at gnucash.org

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