Bug 432129 - Reporter Can't Close Bug
Summary: Reporter Can't Close Bug
Alias: None
Product: Bugzilla
Classification: Community
Component: Creating/Changing Bugs
Version: 2.18
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low vote
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: PnT DevOps Devs
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-02-08 23:25 UTC by Stephen Rasku
Modified: 2013-06-24 02:27 UTC (History)
0 users

Fixed In Version: 2.18
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2008-03-28 14:07:12 UTC

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Description Stephen Rasku 2008-02-08 23:25:08 UTC
Description of problem:

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
    Bugzilla 2.18-rh

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Try and resolve bug you reported (e.g. bug 177547 for me)
Actual results:
   I get the following message: "You tried to change the Status field from
NEEDINFO to CLOSED, but only the owner or submitter of the bug, or a autorized
user, may change that field."

Expected results:
   Bug should be closed as I am the reporter of the specified bug.  Also note
that it should be "an authorized user" not "a autorized user".

Comment 1 Matěj Cepl 2008-02-10 10:05:27 UTC
I believe that it should be enough for you just to comment on the bug, attach
patch, and the real maintainer should evaluate the patch and close the bug when
she is satisfied with your proposed solution.

I would strongly lobby for WONTFIX in this case.

Comment 2 Noura El hawary 2008-02-11 01:12:43 UTC
Hi Stephen,

177547 is a RHEL bug and for that only redhat employees or people who are in the
rhel_beta group can close RHEL bugs.


Comment 3 Stephen Rasku 2008-02-11 15:58:34 UTC
(In reply to comment #1

> I would strongly lobby for WONTFIX in this case.

I am reopening the bug.  Bugzilla is not working as documented.  If that is the
behaviour that you want then the error message should be changed to indicate how
the system actually works.

Comment 6 Noura El hawary 2008-03-28 14:04:59 UTC
(In reply to comment #5)
> (From update of attachment 294613 [details] [edit])
> Patch looks good Noura. Feel free to commit and we can push it in the next
> update.

cool Thanks for the review Dave. committed to cvs now

Comment 7 Noura El hawary 2008-03-28 14:07:12 UTC
clearer error messages applied to the code now that should give clearer idea why
unauthorized bug reporters can not close rhel bugs. should be live when new
bugzilla package is pushed live in about a week.

Closing bug.


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