Category Archives: Project Management

Automatically-Generated Bug Lists for Releases

Last week we added a new feature to the Eclipse Project Management Infrastructure: we automatically generate a bug list for each release. The bug list is generated by matching the “target milestones” from Bugzilla to the name of the release record. … Continue reading

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Open Source Project Activity at the Eclipse Foundation

This is a pretty big week for reviews. According to the Eclipse Development Process (EDP), Eclipse open source projects are required to engage in reviews at key points in their lifecycle. This starts with the creation review, but most reviews … Continue reading

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PMI Facelift

The Project Management Infrastructure (PMI) is still, frankly, a little too ugly for my liking. A proper facelift with the help of a graphics designer and somebody who knows a thing or two about designing websites is still required (and … Continue reading

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So the Dash backend process is running. Again. In fact, it’s run to completion once already. Dash is the Eclipse Foundation service that provides commit data. Dash is used when we IP Logs, show graphs on project pages, and for … Continue reading

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Eclipse at GitHub

Almost all Eclipse Git repositories are mirrored at GitHub. The mirrors were initially set up two years ago by the nice folks at GitHub with relatively little input from us. I provided a simple script–which lists all of our repositories … Continue reading

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Rolling out the new Project Management Infrastructure

I’ll admit that a really big part of me wanted to see who would notice. Last week, I relatively quietly changed how we represent project metadata by switching parts of the Eclipse projects website and the corresponding elements in the … Continue reading

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Managing Committers in the Project Management Infrastructure

I’ve been struggling for a while to think of a good way to implement committer management in the new project management infrastructure. Here’s an example of what we have in the Developer Portal today: This component lists each committer with … Continue reading

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