When using Crucible with Fisheye, you can have threaded discussions with other users, on any changeset. To start a discussion, you simply start by adding a comment to a changeset.
You need to be logged in to create changeset comments.
Adding comments to changesets
To add a comment to a changeset:
- Click on a changeset on the Commits tab for the repository. Display comments by clicking Discuss at the upper right corner, or the speech bubble icon in the left margin.
- Click Add a comment (under the repository details near the top left).
- Type your comment. If required, you can tag your comment as being a defect note by clicking Defect.
- Click Post.
Once submitted, others can respond to your comment by clicking Reply. Replies are threaded as separate comment discussions. You can right-click on the permalink icon to copy a link to the comment. The comment author can edit or delete their own comments.
To hide the changeset comments, click the page icon . You can display the comments panel by clicking the speech bubble icon again.
As you compose a comment, it will auto-save periodically.
Screenshot: Opening Changeset Discussions
Turning changeset discussions on and off
You can turn off changeset discussions in the Admin area:
- In the Admin area, click Repositories (under 'Repository Settings' on the left).
- Find your repository and choose View from the 'cog' menu in the Actions column.
- Click Other Settings in the left panel.
- Under 'Changeset Discussions' clear the Allow changeset discussions checkbox.
By default, changeset discussions are on.
- Comments show up in the activity stream,
- The author of the changeset will get email notifications when comments are added,
- Comment authors will get email notifications when someone replies to their comments.