On Thursday, 4 July 2019 17:43:06 CEST Boudewijn Rempt wrote:
> On donderdag 4 juli 2019 13:02:24 CEST Kai Uwe Broulik wrote:
> > I complained about the same thing but I was told you can replicate most
> > of those (OS, platform, etc) using tags/badges and project structures.
> > There isn't a 1:1 mapping of fields and tech we got used to from Bugzilla.
> And then I thought to check how GIMP is handling this. It's not pretty: four
> pages of label definitions (and keep in mind that all labels are available
> both to merge requests and issues). Creating a query when there are so many
> labels is exceedingly hard, as I imagine actually managing them and tagging
> reports with them. See https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gimp/-/labels
> A second problem here is that these labels are defined _per project_. That
> means that any common way of handling bugs among KDE projects will
> disappear.

On top of that, anything requiring manual per-repo setup isn't going to work 
for projects with split repos, such as PIM (50+) or Frameworks (70+).

> Sorry, but I don't see any way this is going to end well. KDE projects
> should not use the gitlab issues feature for bug reports. Use of the issues
> feature should be reserved for replacing the phabricator tasks
> functionality. KDE should continue to use bugzilla.

>From what I have seen of Gitlab so far (which I like in general as it removes 
the error-prone arcanist from my workflow), I have to agree with that.


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