[Mono-dev] What's with bugzilla?

Vance Baarda VRB at novell.com
Wed Sep 26 13:06:15 EDT 2007

>>> On 9/24/2007 at 4:37 PM, Michi Henning <michi at triodia.com> wrote:
> Andreas Färber wrote:
>>> When I then tried to submit the bug, I was told that access policies
>>> don't allow me to do that.
>>> Is bugzilla defunct, or just broken?
>> You may need to re-confirm your email address.
> Hmmm...
> How? I didn't get any email notification after creating the account.
> Something is definitely not working. I just got a nasty crash from
> bugzilla when I tried to sign in again:

Sorry that bugzilla's giving you trouble. I agree that this looks like a crash, but it's not. The mechanism that bugzilla provides for custom error messages is not very good.

>   Internal Error
> Bugzilla has suffered an internal error. Please save this page and send 
> it to novbugzilla-dev at forge.provo.novell.com with details of what you 
> were doing at the time this message appeared.
> URL: 
> https://bugzilla.novell.com/enter_bug.cgi?alias=&assigned_to=&blocked=&bug_file 
> _loc=http%3A%2F%2F&bug_severity=Normal&bug_status=NEW&cf_foundby=---&cf_nts_priority
> =&cf_nts_support_num=&cf_partnerid=&comment=Description%20of%20Problem%3A%0D%0A%
> 0D%0A%0D%0ASteps%20to%20reproduce%20the%20problem%3A%0D%0A1.%20%0D%0A2.%20%0D
> %0A%0D%0A%0D%0AActual%20Results%3A%0D%0A%0D%0A%0D%0AExpected%20Results%3A%0D%
> 0A%0D%0A%0D%0AHow%20often%20does%20this%20happen%3F%20%0D%0A%0D%0A%0D%0AAddit
> ional%20Information%3A%0D%0A&component=&contenttypeentry=&contenttypemethod=auto
> detect&contenttypeselection=text%2Fplain&data=&deadline=&dependson=&description=&es
> timated_time=0.0&flag_type-2=X&form_name=enter_bug&keywords=&maketemplate=Remember
> %20values%20as%20bookmarkable%20template&op_sys=Other&priority=P5%20-%20None&prod
> uct=Mono%3A%20Class%20Libraries%20&qa_contact=&rep_platform=Other&short_desc=&ver
> sion=unspecifie
> At the bottom of that error page, I'm asked to validate my email. When I 
> follow that link,
> I get to a page that asks me to enter the validation code I received, 
> but I've never received
> any such email.

I see that you validated your email address at 09/24/2007 16:43 (Utah time). So I assume it's working for you now, yes?


Vance Baarda
Novell Bugzilla Team

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