[openstack-dev] [OpenStack-Infra] [StoryBoard] Project Update/Some New Things

Zane Bitter zbitter at redhat.com
Mon Sep 10 16:14:58 UTC 2018

On 10/09/18 10:34 AM, Jeremy Stanley wrote:
> On 2018-09-10 14:43:18 +0100 (+0100), Adam Coldrick wrote:
> [...]
>> # Linking to projects by name
>> Keen observers might've noticed that StoryBoard recently grew the ability
>> to link to projects by name, rather than by ID number. All the links to
>> projects in the UI have been replaced with links in this form, and its
>> probably a good idea for folk to start using them in any documentation
>> they have. These links look like
>>    https://storyboard.openstack.org/#!/project/openstack-infra/storyboard

Thanks for this!!!

> [...]
> Worth noting, this has made it harder to find the numeric project ID
> without falling back on the API. Change
> https://review.openstack.org/600893 merged to the releases
> repository yesterday allowing deliverable repositories to be
> referenced by their StoryBoard project name rather than only the ID
> number. If there are other places in tooling and automation where we
> relied on the project ID number, work should be done to update those
> similarly.

In the docs configuration we use the ID for the generating the bugs 
link. We also rely on it being a numeric ID (as a string - it crashes if 
you use an int) rather than a string to determine whether the target is 
a launchpad project or a storyboard project.

>> # Finding stories from a task ID
>> It is now possible to navigate to a story given just a task ID, if for
>> whatever reason that's all the information you have available. A link like
>>    https://storyboard.openstack.org/#!/task/12389
>> will work. This will redirect to the story containing the task, and is the
>> first part of work to support linking directly to an individual task in a
>> story.
> [...]
> As an aside, I think this makes it possible now for us to start
> hyperlinking Task footers in commit messages within the Gerrit
> change view. I'll try and figure out what we need to adjust in our
> Gerrit commentlink and its-storyboard plugin configs to make that
> happen.


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