[Development] Suggestion for change on how blockers are marked in Jira

Eskil A. Blomfeldt eskil.abrahamsen-blomfeldt at theqtcompany.com
Fri Nov 27 14:23:01 CET 2015

On 27. nov. 2015 13:44, Christian Kandeler wrote:
> On 11/27/2015 11:46 AM, Eskil A. Blomfeldt wrote:
>> So we could define it like this: If a bug report is open and has "Fix
>> version: Qt X.Y", then it will be considered a blocker for Qt X.Y. The
>> release team will maintain this the same way they maintain the
>> meta-task, and will override it if they disagree that it should be a
>> blocker.
> Sounds sensible, but what about all the existing bugs that have a "Fix 
> version" assigned? Won't they all become blockers now? Or can a script 
> wipe this field before the new semantics are announced?

I think a batched change for all open reports with a "Fix version" != 
"Some future release" would have to be part of this. A quick check 
reveals that we (for instance) currently have 27 unresolved bugs with 
fix version set to "5.3.0", so this might be a good clean-up to have in 
any case.

-- Eskil

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