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Re: RT now imports new tags automatically

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Karen Etheridge
June 22, 2016 21:23
Re: RT now imports new tags automatically
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Also, the value appears to be provided as a custom value, which is
impossible to preserve when the ticket is edited.  e.g. when I edited the
subject of this ticket here, the version was lost:

On Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 11:07 AM, Dave Mitchell <> wrote:

> Regarding this commit:
>     RT now imports new tags automatically
>     New perl releases are detected via an every-hour cron job, which will
>     update the relevant custom fields.  This step is thus now unnecessary.
> M       Porting/release_managers_guide.pod
> There's a fatal flaw in only importing git tags into RT automatically.
> When a commit is made and a bug fixed, that fix will first appear in the
> *next* release, which hasn't been made or tagged yet. So for example
> RT currently gives me 'fixed in' options up to 5.25.2, yet any fix I
> apply now I need to mark as (will be) fixed in 5.25.3. Marking it as fixed
> in 5.25.2 would be factually wrong.
> --
> Diplomacy is telling someone to go to hell in such a way that they'll
> look forward to the trip

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