Social Engineering of Rawhide

n0dalus n0dalus+redhat at
Fri Mar 3 08:39:07 UTC 2006

On 3/2/06, Mike A. Harris <mharris at> wrote:
> The problem with that, is that "RAWHIDE" is the resolution for
> many existing bugs, so can't be removed in the existing bugzilla
> framework from what I understand.  Long ago we added "NEXTRELEASE"
> to replace "RAWHIDE", but it generally gets used for RHEL devel
> and RAWHIDE still gets used for Fedora.  I'm as guilty as anyone
> in using the term.
> It'd be nice if bugzilla had a way of saying "don't show this
> resolution/status/whatever anymore in this product version
> as a user selectable choice, but allow it to remain in existing
> database entries, and be queryable".

The bugzilla admin interface might not give you the option but it
wouldn't be that hard to just modify the row in the database, would
it? Everything would refer to the new name straight away.


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