[Development] Gerrit Bot closing reopened Bugs?

Edward Welbourne edward.welbourne at qt.io
Fri Mar 15 14:38:50 CET 2019

Robert Loehning (15 March 2019 14:05) wrote:
> imagine the following situation:
> 1. Bug in 5.13 is reported
> 2. Patch with "Fixes: " is merged to 5.13 branch
> 3. Gerrit Bot closes the report with "Fix Version 5.13".
> 4. Reporter tests 5.13 branch, fix failed, reopens report
> 5. Patch is merged to dev branch
> 6. Gerrit Bot finds the patch in dev branch
> What will the Gerrit do now? Will it close the reopened bug report
> again?  I'm asking because this seems to have happened in
> https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTCREATORBUG-21994 (with Creator's
> branches 4.9 and master)

That seems very likely to be what has happened.
(Side note: not sure it's actually the gerrit bot, it may be an
independent bot that tracks just the Fixes and Task-number headers.)

> The Gerrit Bot should not close bug reports which were reopened unless
> there is another patch. If this really happened as I suspect here,
> could someone please fix it?

Please report a QTQAINFRA bug and assign to Frederik (who originally
proposed this tool).


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