[llvm-dev] IMPORTANT: LLVM Bugzilla migration

Anton Korobeynikov via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Nov 23 07:49:43 PST 2021

Dear All,

After some heavy lifting we were able to make a repo that could be
served as a preview.
https://github.com/llvm/test8 is open for everyone with LLVM commit
access. The example issue in question is

Please note there is no way we can make it entirely read-only and any
changes might trigger notifications.

On Tue, Nov 23, 2021 at 7:11 AM Fangrui Song <maskray at google.com> wrote:
> On 2021-11-22, Fangrui Song wrote:
> >On 2021-11-22, Anton Korobeynikov via llvm-dev wrote:
> >>>If we can attribute it to an anonymous entity, e.g. by putting "Anonymous LLVM Contributor 123 wrote:" at the top of a comment by llvmbot, at least readers can understand whether two comments on a bug are from the same person or from different people, for example. Can we at least do something like that?
> >>We do this for issues. They are marked as submitted by "LLVM Bugzilla
> >>Contributor".
> >>
> >>>And, if such a problem exists, I think we ought to address that problem before migration.
> >>They had more than half a year to submit a survey and received
> >>multiple notifications. We are not going to delay the migration due to
> >>this.
> >>
> >>>I very much doubt it's true that everyone who cares will have filled it out already. I mean, just speaking for myself...I think I filled out the form? But maybe I only intended to, but forgot to get around to it? Who knows. Assuming I actually did, I'm certain there are more people in the same situation who actually did _not_.
> >>Well, you can simply go and submit it once again. We will certainly
> >>take care of dups.
> >>
> >>>Some other questions that pop into my mind:
> >>Great! Thanks for the questions. Probably they should have asked 2
> >>years ago. You will be able to check the results by yourself after the
> >>migration.
> >>
> >
> >Thank for all your hard work! This issue tracker system has been a pain
> >for so many people for years.
> >
> >I think having a small-scale review of the post-migration github
> >repository can be very useful. It can be 1% (or larger?) of the current
> >~53000 issues. People will have some idea what the repository will look
> >like, e.g. what portion of issues are anonymous.
> Extra points that a preview will be useful. We can know:
> (use https://bugs.llvm.org/show_bug.cgi?id=42401 as an example)
> * How "Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 40482" is rendered.
> * How "Bug 40482" (there are various forms, e.g. "bug 40482", "PR40482") is rendered. In Bugzilla this translates to https://llvm.org/PR40482
> * How Product/Component map to GitHub tags.
> * How attachments are rendered. In Bugzilla "Created attachment 22156 [details]" is a hyperlink. I assume that the attachments will just point back to bugs.llvm.org, which will become a static content website in the future.
> * How anonymous contributors are suffixed with unique numbers.
> >>James: I imagine it'd be pretty easy for folks to forget that they didn't fill out the sheet, since there's no way to verify whether you did or not."
> >
> >Agree. Deep Majumder asked the requestion in the thread. A colleague of
> >mine asked the same question.
> >
> >I just visited the Bugzilla / GitHub username mapping form and re-submitted my mapping
> >https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdUSCK-Rgl9H-8Ua0yat1KL1yELChxkJk15SfhnwPnIexTQUw/viewform
> >There is no email confirmation.
> >
> >A contributor may have multiple email addresses. They may not submit
> >their bugzilla email address or they may miss the notification to their
> >not-regularly-used email address (possible due to closed registration for
> >a long time).
> >
> >Yesterday I read
> >https://blog.llvm.org/posts/2021-11-18-relicensing-update/ and notified
> >3 friends who were on the long-tail spreadsheet. Two of them are still
> >contributing and told me that they missed the email notification because they
> >had changed their primary email address. I am going to ask them whether
> >they have submitted the mapping form...
> >
> >
> >I think bugs.llvm.org has a local patch to display the banner:
> >"New user self-registration is disabled due to spam. For an account please email bugs-admin at lists.llvm.org with your e-mail address and full name."
> >
> >Could the banner be toggled a bit to remind the user and show the Bugzilla / GitHub usernam mapping if submitted?

With best regards, Anton Korobeynikov
Department of Statistical Modelling, Saint Petersburg State University

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