Labels: Type-Enhancement Priority-Medium
New issue 3832 by and...@andrewbr.com: Don't guess summary and description
when updating reviews with 'rbt post'
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What version are you running?
ReviewBoard 1.7.13, RBTools 0.8 alpha
What's the URL of the page this enhancement relates to, if any?
Describe the enhancement and the motivation for it.
'rbt post' under perforce has a perhaps-unintended feature where I can
update a review without using the -u option. However, rbt treats it as a
new review and re-guesses the summary and description. It's convenient (and
necessary in my organization, where we have a GUI alias to invoke rbt) to
be able to use 'rbt post' (rather than 'rbt post -u') regardless of whether
or not I'm posting a new review or updating an existing one.
When it realizes it's updating an existing review instead of publishing a
new one (when -u is not specified), I would like rbt post to preserve that
review's summary and description (which I may have edited when initially
publishing the review) instead of overwriting them again from the
What operating system are you using? What browser?
Please provide any additional information below.
If you agree with the intended behavior, I'm happy to write the patch. It
should be pretty simple.
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