Proxying and bugzilla
On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 11:47:07PM +0200, René 'Necoro' Neumann wrote:
> 1) Have an implicit restriction, i.e. give them full rights (where
> "full" just means: everything they need for handling their bugs), but
> make a policy, that they are only allowed to use this for their
> packages. In other words: Enforce the correct usage by "legal" ways
> instead of teachnically.
We've got this available already.
The bug to track permissions is here:
Ask the developer who is proxying for you to please file a bug to
devrel, and they will update that tracking page when they grant you
> 2) Enforce the restriction technically. I do not know how this could be
> done in bugzilla - perhaps by having "proxy-herds", i.e. one herd for
> each proxied package and only give the user the full rights, if a bug is
> assigned to a herd he is a member of.
I've wondered before about giving privileges based on the summary line,
but I haven't given it much thought beyond that. I think that would
probably be more useful than proxy herds, because 'herds' are just
actually mail aliases with user accounts in Bugzilla.
> Some sort of "bugzilla quiz" which needs to be taken by the maintainer
> might be useful in both cases.
+1 on that idea too.
Robin Hugh Johnson
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