[Jenkins-infra] Proposal: Add optional "Released as" and "Stage Release" states to JIRA

Mark Waite mark.earl.waite at gmail.com
Mon Aug 14 13:21:20 UTC 2017

I'm in favor of adding the extra field and adding the additional state.

Mark Waite

On Monday, August 14, 2017 at 3:45:08 AM UTC-6, Oleg Nenashev wrote:
> Hi all,
> As a Jenkins user and contributor, I sometimes have difficulties when I 
> need to understand in which release the fix is available. GitHub commit 
> links from the bot help much, but it requires extra time to navigate across 
> commits and UI. In Jenkins core, Remoting and my plugins I would like to 
> make it more explicit:
> I propose to...
>    1. Modify workflow in the JENKINS project:
>       - Add a "Stage Release" state (or whatever similar name)
>       - Instead of "In Progress" => "Resolved", contributors can move 
>       integrated fixed into the "Stage Release" state.
>       - It may be helpful for components which do not release the 
>       integrated fixes immediately (e.g. Core, its modules, Remoting, Stapler, 
>       Blue Ocean, other plugins)
>       2. Add an optional "Released As" field to JIRA (type=String)
>       - When a contributor moves the issue to "Stage release", "Resolved" 
>       or "Closed" state, an optional field appears in the dialog
>       - If the field is non-empty, it will appear in the ticket header, 
>       hence users won't need to look into comments and commit histories
> This proposal could improve contributor and user experience, but the 
> proposed change is opt-in. 
> It does not make the field/state mandatory, hence the existing flows won't 
> be affected if the maintainers do not want to spend time on JIRA updates.
> Thanks in advance, 
> Oleg
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