finer granularity on changing fields

Don Shesnicky dshesnicky at
Fri May 7 17:39:58 UTC 2004

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-----Original Message-----
From: developers-owner at
[mailto:developers-owner at] On Behalf Of Gervase Markham
Sent: Friday, May 07, 2004 12:19 PM
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Subject: Re: finer granularity on changing fields

Don Shesnicky wrote:
> Sorry if this is already discussed somewhere but the search page is 
> giving a "Internal Server Error"....

Which search page?

> My company is looking for finer granularity on the ability to limit 
> users to change fields. For instance only team leaders would be able 
> to set priority or perhaps close the ticket. I have 2.16.5 installed 
> and only see the "Bit 32 editbugs Can edit all aspects of any bug" 
> group.

This is achieved by changing the Perl code in a function called
"CheckCanChangeField()", which has been isolated and commented for this
particular purpose. This gives people ultimate flexibility in defining
the rules for their organisation.

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