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Re: gnats help
Re: gnats help
Sun, 29 Jun 2003 19:20:52 +0200
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On Friday 27 June 2003 21:21, Iqbal Saima wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've been having some trouble with gnats. Using the advanced query
> option, I enter a date in the "Required Before" field. I also
> select the "Date Required" column to be displayed. However, the
> result shows the date 'Dec 31, 1969' for all PRs in the "Date
> Required" column.
I guess that none of your reports has a "Date Required:" field set.
In this case, the UNIX "epoch" seems to be displayed (that is,
Jan 01, 1970, 00:00:00 GMT = Dec 31, 1969, 20:00:00 in your current
1) Edit/view one of the reports and check what is in that field.
2) Create a test report with that field set (let's assume, to July 01,
2003--you may need to write it as "2003-07-01"), and place it into a
category that has only a few reports in it ("pending" may be a good
choice). Search this category with some variations of "Required
Before" (and/or "Required After") that either include or exclude that
report (e.g., "Required Before: 2003-06-01", "Required Before:
2003-08-01"--the former should exclude the test report, the latter
should include it).
> And the Required Before query doesn't seem to be
> working because I'm getting all the PRs listed before and after the
> date I specified. Help please.
Once more, this sounds like none of your reports specifies a "Date
Required" field. To make absolutely sure, cd to the directory of
your database, and run this command:
fgrep Required: */*
Note that the "Date Required" field is not a required field; I think
that in 3.1xx, it was only present when some compile-time option was
If you need more info, please also tell us which version of GNATS and
Gnatsweb you are using, as a lot has changed with the 4.0pre versions
(not much in the format of the reports, though).
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- gnats help, Iqbal Saima, 2003/06/27
- Re: gnats help,
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