dereckson at espace-win
Dec 6, 2012, 8:38 AM
Post #12 of 26
On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 10:45 PM, Jon Robson <jdlrobson [at] gmail> wrote:
Re: Bugzilla upgrade [was: bugzilla.wikimedia.org downtime: Now.]
[In reply to]
> This is long overdue and kudos to all involved.
> I'm already noticing the more useful side effects such as the url
> change, performance and the better formatted emails
> On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 12:56 PM, Sumana Harihareswara
> <sumanah [at] wikimedia> wrote:
>> On 12/04/2012 11:44 AM, Andre Klapper wrote:
>>> bugzilla.wikimedia.org is operational again and is now running the
>>> latest stable version (4.2.4, before was 4.0.9).
>>> Big thanks to Daniel Zahn from the ops team for upgrading!
>>> All fame belongs to him!
>> Much appreciation to Andre and to Daniel for their many hours of work on
>> this, and on their previous security upgrade of Bugzilla.
>>> I've done some quick testing, and to my surprise stuff like "Weekly bug
>>> summary" did not break.
>>> However, if you see new issues and problems please file a ticket:
>>> The only (potential) regression is that we did not apply previous
>>> changes to Bugmail.pm, described as "Wikimedia Hack! Pretend global
>>> watchers are CCs so we can use their prefs to for instance ignore
>>> CC-only mails."
>>> New features and improvements of this Bugzilla version:
>>> Happy bug reporting!
>> I want to emphasize a few of the improvements that I especially love,
>> from those release notes:
>> * Displaying a bug with many dependencies is now much faster.
>> * After you edit a bug, the URL is automatically changed to show_bug.cgi
>> instead of process_bug.cgi or the like.
>> * User autocompletion is faster (like when you add a cc).
>> * Most changes made by BZ admins are now logged to the database, in the
>> audit_log table.
>> * We can disable older components, versions and milestones.
>> And we get more customizability to generally improve the look, feel, and
>> workflow of Bugzilla. So, thanks for pushing this, Daniel and Andre!
I didn't see this thread before. Thank you Daniel for the update.
After several days, I can confirm that eases the daily use.
Small functionalities like "Take" instead to set himself as assignee.
About the HTML mails, I like them, it's easier to scan what changed
than the previous format.
Sébastien Santoro aka Dereckson
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