[openstack-dev] [nova] [QA] Triaging Bugs during Review

Russell Bryant rbryant at redhat.com
Tue Nov 26 22:23:15 UTC 2013

On 11/26/2013 04:06 PM, Vishvananda Ishaya wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> I tend to follow merges and look for valuable havana backports. A
> few bug fixes have merged recently where the associated bug is
> untriaged (i.e. the severity is listed as 'Unknown'). I assume that
> reviewers of a bugfix patch are viewing the associated bugs. It
> makes sense for core-reviewers to do some related bug triaging work
> in the process. It also would be very helpful if they could be
> tagged for potential backport at the same time.
> So I'm suggesting two things during review:
> 1. If you are reviewing a patch and the severity of the associated
> bug is set as unknown, then you set an appropriate severity[1]. 2.
> If the bug is important and seems relatively self-contained that
> you mark it with the havana-backport-potential tag during review.
> These two things should only take a matter of seconds, and will
> greatly help the stable-maintainers team.
> I will add these responsibilities to the review checklist[2] unless
> I hear some disagreement here.


Russell Bryant

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