Bug 22392 - RFE: must select component - even for enhancement request
Summary: RFE: must select component - even for enhancement request
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Product: Bugzilla
Classification: Community
Component: Bugzilla General (Show other bugs)
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Version: 2.8
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: David Lawrence
QA Contact: David Lawrence
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2000-12-16 19:57 UTC by Matt Domsch
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:30 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-12-18 01:31:59 UTC
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Description Matt Domsch 2000-12-16 19:57:42 UTC
I tried to submit an enhancement request (severity: enhancement) to add a 
new package to powertools.  I was forced to choose a component that 
already exists in the list in order to submit the request.  I had to 
choose an invalid component (9wm) to suggest the package ttywatch.  
Enhancement requests should not necessarily require known component.

Comment 1 Pekka Savola 2000-12-17 17:07:47 UTC
On the other hand: bugzilla must know who to assign the thing.

It's a good policy to file this kind of requests to the nearest matching package
as he's likely to be in position to decide about the addition.

Comment 2 David Lawrence 2000-12-18 01:31:55 UTC
It is a design issue with Bugzilla that it requires a component to be selected
so as to know who to assign it to. One idea would be to create a "no_component"
component for each product and have a default owner for those type of
requests/bugs. I am changing to assigned RFE and will talk to someone about it
when I get into work on Monday.

Comment 3 David Lawrence 2001-07-27 17:13:06 UTC
Please use the component 'distribution' for these type bugs.

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