Branch Intelligence in Bugzilla

Bradley Baetz bbaetz at
Fri Jul 28 00:46:08 UTC 2006

On 28/07/06, Max Kanat-Alexander <mkanat at> wrote:
>         Because bugs get marked as FIXED when they're checked into CVS (or
> whatever SCM you're using), not when a release comes out. So at the time
> that somebody marks the bug as FIXED...oh, I see what you mean--do you
> mean that some organizations fix the branches at a different time than
> they fix the trunk?

Yes - branches may need approval to check in to (or, in a more
traditional model, 'released' to a particular environment). What would
be nice is if a bug could be marked as fixed-in-cvs when the fix was
in CVS, but not fixed on the branch.

Developers could then look at what bugs were open, and project
managers/etc could look at what bugs were fixed but not fixed on their

>         Anybody have a better idea that wouldn't involve making the proposed
> "branch" fields more complicated?

Oh. Umm.... :)


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