'related to' bugs vs. dependent bugs

Fergus Sullivan fergus at yahoo-inc.com
Thu Aug 30 01:34:00 UTC 2007

Me too</aol>

In a similar vein to 'related bugs', we have a long-standing request  
to implement 'favorite bugs' or 'bugs I'm watching'.  This would be  
different to CC, insofar as it would be a shorter list of items I'm  
really interested in.


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On Wed 29-Aug-07, at 6p25 , Lisa Henry wrote:

> Hello,
> One of our groups uses bug cloning in their workflow, but the bug  
> dependency that is set up is not always what they want.  We have  
> 'noresolveonopenblockers' turned on.  A user poll showed that some  
> people do want the resolution blocking feature, others find it  
> annoying, and just clear the 'blocks' or 'depends on' field in  
> order to resolve the bug.  Several users suggested that a third  
> field (something like 'related to') along with the 'blocks' and  
> 'depends on'  would be a solution.  We would want the tree view and  
> graphing  capability, but would not want related bugs to block  
> resolution.
> Before I start looking into this, does anyone have suggestions as  
> to the best way to accomplish this?  I've done a bit of  
> customization, but prefer not to if there is a more supported method.
> We are running Bugzilla version: 3.0 (very nice! We just upgraded a  
> month or so ago).
> Thanks for any help you can offer,
> Lisa
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