Re: Changing originator on large set of bugs ?
On Thu, Oct 05, 2000 at 12:36:28PM +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 05, 2000 at 10:54:02AM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > > How difficult would it be to have all those addresses, (most of which
> > > do not even still refer to a valid mailbox, so I don't get a
> > > notification for those) all changed to the most current one ?
> > You don't need valid mailboxes to change the submitter address. You can
> > use the "reopen command of the BTS. From
> > http://www.debian.org/Bugs/server-control (Debian bug tracking system):
> > reopen bugnumber [ originator-address | = | ! ]
> > Reopens #bugnumber if it is closed.
> > If you supply an originator-address the originator will be set
> > to the address you supply. If you wish to become the new
> > originator of the reopened report you can use the ! shorthand
> > or specify your own email address.
> > ...
> > If the bug is not closed then reopen won't do anything, not
> > even change the originator.
> IOW, write a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with a lot of these:
> close xyz
> reopen xyz Yann Dirson <email@example.com>
> close xyzw
> reopen xyzw Yann Dirson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
I knew this one, but it's really not convenient to do. Hopefully the
unofficial LDAP access may be helpful in batch retrievial of the list of
bugs, but such a change could easily be implemented if we had a SQL-capable
BTS. Maybe this should be a goal to achieve...
I suppose archived bug reports cannot be modified ?
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