Support for multiple "Locations" in bugzilla

Chris L. Mason cmason at
Fri Feb 28 21:30:30 UTC 2003

On Fri, Feb 28, 2003 at 09:19:35PM +0000, Gervase Markham wrote:
> Chris L. Mason wrote:
> >Fair enough.  What's the main problem with the custom fields patch?
> >What's holding it back from being merged into the tree?
> Er... it's architected wrong? :-)
> As I understand the situation, the extensive discussion we've been 
> having on the subject of custom field recently, here and in the 
> newsgroup (which has been a good thing, definitely) hasn't come to a 
> definite conclusion on exactly how to do them... but I also understand 
> that the current patch doesn't work like any of the front-running 
> candidate ideas. But I could be wrong about that last bit.
> This is getting a bit silly. We've had several discussions which have 
> petered out. We need to sit down, either in a dedicated "we don't stop 
> until we've designed this" email session or on IRC, and work out a 
> detailed design. Then anyone (including Chris ;-) could go away and 
> implement it.

Okay, let me do some research on the "backstory" here.  :)

I'm going to check with my boss to see if he will approve my working on
this (more work short-term, less work long-term) and if so, I'll try to
come up with an architecture proposal and bounce it off you guys.

If there's already a proposal that looks like it's just about there, I'd
appreciate a pointer.



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