launchpadapi documentation for source package searches is terse

Bug #574835 reported by Bryce Harrington on 2010-05-03
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Launchpad itself
Low
Bryce Harrington

Bug Description

Some of the documentation for search_tasks() parameters is incomplete. These are fairly oft-used routines so it'd be beneficial to have solid docs for them.

=== distribution_source_package.searchTasks() ===
status_upstream
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tags - "Separated by whitespace" actually is a list
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Bryce Harrington (bryce) on 2010-05-03
Changed in malone:
assignee: nobody → Bryce Harrington (bryceharrington)
Bryce Harrington (bryce) wrote :

Here is a first draft at a patch. I've not yet tested it. There were a few fields I have no clue what they mean; these are marked FIXME.

On several fields where the user must specify one of a set of values, I listed the values to select from. Ideally these should show up in the Value column, but they don't and I wasn't able to spot how to slot them in there.

Note I've changed the description of tags from "Separated by whitespace." I think it might have accepted tags separated by whitespace some time in the past, but it doesn't now. Tags must be specified as a list. This is bug #569447.

Deryck Hodge (deryck) on 2010-05-17
Changed in malone:
status: New → In Progress
importance: Undecided → Low
milestone: none → 10.05
Bryce Harrington (bryce) wrote :

This was landed this morning.

Changed in malone:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Bryce Harrington (bryce) on 2010-05-21
tags: added: qa-ok
removed: qa-needstesting
Curtis Hovey (sinzui) on 2010-06-02
Changed in malone:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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