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From Michael McCandless <luc...@mikemccandless.com>
Subject Re: 5.3 release
Date Mon, 10 Aug 2015 21:48:54 GMT
On Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 5:30 PM, Chris Hostetter
<hossman_lucene@fucit.org> wrote:
>
> : I'm confused: this issue isn't a blocker?  Why are we holding up a
> : release for non-blocker issues?
>
> If i understand correctly, SOLR-7838 is (part of) a "feature" and by
> definition not a blocker -- but after being committed Shalin noticed that
> the "syntax" of the user facing API introduced in that feature is
> problematic and the folks involved wnat to try and fix it before release
> because otherwise it becomes a back compat nightmare....
>
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SOLR-7838?focusedCommentId=14680361&page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:comment-tabpanel#comment-14680361
>
> ...not sure if marking this "feature" as a "blocker" at that point would
> have really been a good process to follow?
>
> (perhaps a new "Blocker: Bug" should have been created? "Need to fix
> permissions API syntax before 5.3 release otherwise it's a backcompat
> nightmare" ?)

OK thanks for the summary Hoss, I didn't read the comments on the
issue to see the backstory.

I do think the right thing to do in this case is to reopen the issue,
mark it blocker at that point, and in the comment explain why a new
feature became a release blocker ... either that or a new issue ...

And thank you Shalin for reviewing a new feature before it's released :)

Mike McCandless

http://blog.mikemccandless.com

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