Bug 22392 - RFE: must select component - even for enhancement request
RFE: must select component - even for enhancement request
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Bugzilla
Classification: Community
Component: Bugzilla General (Show other bugs)
2.8
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 2000-12-16 14:57 EST by Matt Domsch
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:30 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-12-17 20:31:59 EST
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Description Matt Domsch 2000-12-16 14:57:42 EST
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 12:07:47 EST
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 2000-12-17 20:31:55 EST
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 13:13:06 EDT
Please use the component 'distribution' for these type bugs.

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