[CentOS-devel] Hosting CentOS bugs on RH bugzilla

Wed Apr 8 16:59:51 UTC 2015
Lokesh Mandvekar <lsm5 at fedoraproject.org>

On Wed, Apr 08, 2015 at 11:04:55AM +1200, Peter wrote:
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> On 04/08/2015 09:35 AM, Lokesh Mandvekar wrote:
> > Given that we now have a lot of co-operation amongst
> > CentOS-RHEL-Fedora, I was hoping we could host CentOS bugs on RH's
> > bugzilla instance itself under a CentOS product, just like how we
> > have Fedora and RHEL products.
> > 
> > My guess is this should make life easier for people who file/deal
> > with bugs related to all 3 distros.
> I can certainly see the upside to such a move.  A lot of CentOS bugs
> are actually bugs that need to be re-filed upstream with RedHat.  If
> we were to use bugzilla then it should be possible to simply change
> the project from CentOS to RHEL in the bug itself rather than
> requiring that it be re-filed n bugzilla, saving a lot of time and
> grief and the ever present, "you've filed this bug in the wrong place,
> go file it in bugzilla for RHEL".
> The main downside I can see, and one I would like to make sure doesn't
> happen before any such move is made is that the RedHat Bugzilla is
> known to close off a lot of bugs which would better serve the
> community if they were left public.  It seems like when I see a
> bugzilla number mentioned in a RedHat changelog it is usually the case
> that I cannot view the bug entry in bugzilla.  I would want to make
> certain that CentOS bugs, as well as bugs that initially filed for
> CentOS and then changed to RHEL, would remain publicly viewable except
> in the most extreme security cases, and even then they should be
> private for only as long as it takes to release a fix.

Could you provide some sample bug ids that were closed off to the public? I can
forward this concern to the powers that be.

> Peter
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