Integrated: 1686: Warning message for backport mistakes is not clear

Zhao Song zsong at
Wed Nov 23 17:23:41 UTC 2022

On Mon, 21 Nov 2022 19:19:47 GMT, Zhao Song <zsong at> wrote:

> A user reported that he found many PR with "issue is not open" warning. After discussing in slack, we found that this happens because backport-style PR wasn't used. 
> To improve the experience of user, we need to give some useful information to the user instead of just telling them "Issue is not open".
> In this patch, when a user is trying to create a PR related with a resolved issue, we will assume that the user wants to create a backport PR but in the wrong way. So in this case, we will tell the user how to create a correct backport pr. In other case, for example, the issue is closed with "Not an Issue", we will still just tell the user "Issue is not open".

This pull request has now been integrated.

Changeset: cf410abf
Author:    Zhao Song <zsong at>
Stats:     48 lines in 2 files changed: 44 ins; 0 del; 4 mod

1686: Warning message for backport mistakes is not clear

Reviewed-by: erikj, ihse



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