Nick Barnes Nick.Barnes at pobox.com
Thu Feb 3 11:00:26 UTC 2005

At 2005-02-02 22:27:37+0000, "Kevin Benton" writes:
> > There is another good reason to get rid of enums. 
> > Every time we make a change to the list of OS's or platforms or any other
> > enum field (something that happens more often than we would like) we lose
> > those fields' information on all existing bugs. They all get reset to the
> > default. It would also open the door to allowing customizing status and
> resolutions. 
> Which is something I had to do today.  Yuck.  It scares me every time
> because I am concerned that if I put a new OS in the middle of the list, it
> will trash the ones after it.

Somewhere I have some scripts which I wrote a few years ago for "add
to enum", "remove from enum", and "change enum value".

Nick B

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