[Phpmyadmin-devel] warning developers before bug submission

Rouslan Placella rouslan at placella.com
Wed Sep 18 18:37:22 CEST 2013

On 09/17/2013 10:30 PM, Mohamed Ashraf wrote:
> I use a line counts file to allow for some line number translation for
> submission of bug reports and the script that generates this file is run
> from the release scripts. If however a developer uses a git revision
> instead of a release, this file will not have been created. another
> situation is that the developer generates the file but does changes to
> the js files which renders the file obsolete.
> I can detect the obsolescence of the file by checking of modification
> dates however what do I do if the file does not exist or is obsolete.
> should I disable error reporting entirely or just display a warning?
> keeping in mind that a problem with line number translation may result
> in inaccuracies of grouping similar reports together on the error report
> server.
> if I am to entirely disable or display a warning, what should the
> message say?

I would go with disabling the functionality. If someone is using a pma
version from git, they are probably techy enough to submit a report by hand.


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