It's possible for me to search for all "Webtools:Bugzilla" bugs and move them to "Bugzilla:General", but it isn't possible for me to search for all "review" flags (in NSPR product) and move them to "first-review" (in NSPR product). Normally this isn't needed by non empowered users, however as it happens, when people move bugs across products they tend to need something similar to this, so including code to allow less empowered users to do similar changes should be considered.
see also the initial discussion in bug 261995. *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 274802 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
I don't think this is a dupe, since bug 274802 is about preserving flags when moving bugs between products, while this bug is about migrating flags from one type to another while keeping bugs in the same product. In theory this is a simple SQL query, something like: UPDATE flags JOIN bugs ON flags.bug_id = bugs.bugid SET flags.type_id = XXX WHERE flags.type_id = YYY and bugs.product_id = ZZZ Or two queries, if you want to move flags for an arbitrary set of bugs. One would need to consider the effects of moving to a differently configured flag, however. If you move from a multiplicable flag type to a non-multiplicable type, what do you do with multiple flags on a single bug/attachment? (Presumably, you leave them multiple, but don't permit future multiplications, as we do when changing the configuration of a type from multiplicable to non-multiplicable).
Status: RESOLVED → UNCONFIRMED
Resolution: DUPLICATE → ---
OS: Windows XP → All
Hardware: PC → All
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