I have the canconfirm permission, but I can't confirm. I am only having problems confirming bugs from other users; I /am/ able to register my own bugs as 'New'.
Yes I have the same problem.
Is this on mozilla.org? How long ago did this start happening?
Yes this is on bugzilla.mozilla.org. At first I guessed it must be because I was given confirm on the mozilla browser and that I was now trying to confirm bugs on Camino and Firefox, but I can see no mention of privs being restricted to products.
Same thing happened to me on bug 224166. I can select "Confirm bug (change status to NEW)", add a comment, and add to CC list. In the bug processed screen, my comment is added, my address is added to the CC list, but the status stays at UNCONFIRMED.
Chris, I tried confirming to new on Bug 224166 but had the same problem. This is very annoying.
Dave: several people are seeing this. It's somewhat scary, and would be good to nail down for 2.18. What can we do to diagnose it, do you think? Get one of these users to lend us their account? Gerv
I volunteer my account, if you can use it.
Yeah, probably good to nail it, if we can. No idea how to trace it... we should be able to clone an account instead of stealing one...
Flags: blocking2.18? → blocking2.18+
Target Milestone: --- → Bugzilla 2.18
Seems like canconfirm just plain didn't work :-( The code does a CheckCanChangeField() call for a fake field called "canconfirm". CheckCanChangeField() wasn't allowing people in the canconfirm group to change any field apart from specific values of bug_status, and so the request was failing, and "everconfirmed = 1" was not being added to the SQL. So the bug stayed UNCONFIRMED. You could still confirm your own bugs because the reporter can change anything. But no-one with canconfirm can confirm other people's bugs at the moment. This has obviously been true since the last b.m.o. update, and as far as I can see, since February 2003, when I "fixed" bug 186994. http://bonsai.mozilla.org/cvsview2.cgi?diff_mode=context&whitespace_mode=show&root=/cvsroot&subdir=mozilla/webtools/bugzilla&command=DIFF_FRAMESET&file=process_bug.cgi&rev2=1.178&rev1=1.177 Shows how little it's actually used without editbugs... Gerv
Assignee: myk → gerv
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Comment on attachment 153278 [details] [diff] [review] Patch v.1 r=joel By inspection, not tested. But the logic makes total sense
Attachment #153278 - Flags: review+
OS: Windows XP → All
Hardware: PC → All
Fixed on both trunk and branch. Checking in process_bug.cgi; /cvsroot/mozilla/webtools/bugzilla/process_bug.cgi,v <-- process_bug.cgi new revision: 1.206; previous revision: 1.205 done Checking in process_bug.cgi; /cvsroot/mozilla/webtools/bugzilla/process_bug.cgi,v <-- process_bug.cgi new revision: 18.104.22.168; previous revision: 1.205 done Gerv
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 15 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
I don't mean to moan, but when will this actually take effect on this site?
When we next update. I don't know if we have an ETA for this at the moment; the last ETA was "after Firefox 1.0". Gerv
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