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How to handle "Needs Work" ?

Hello !

We would like to know how to deal with "Needs Work" correctly.

The story so far:

- I opened an pull request for a branch i have been working on (I am the "author")

- The Reviewer views all my changes and leaves some comments.  He is not satisified with the result of my work and defines some tasks

- The Reviewer clicks Button "Needs Work". This state transition is displayed in the history. I receive an email informing me about that fact.

- I read the comments of the reviewer and work an his taks. And then i push new commits.

Now my question:

How can I (as the author of the branch) achieve a state transition back from "Needs work" to something like "Resolved". I have no options / buttons as far as I can see.

I want to Reviewer to be informed about the fact that all his tasks are finished and push him to review again.

Thank you for your support and kind regards

 

PS I also read the manual before contact the support.

https://confluence.atlassian.com/bitbucketserver059/using-pull-requests-in-bitbucket-server-949254904.html

But

"Once the author pushes more changes to the pull request, revisit the pull request to review the new iteration."

That does not answer my question.

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Hi Daniel,

Once you've pushed your changes, the pull request should automatically transition back to the state where it's waiting for review and the reviewer should receive a notification, including one that's displayed in the "inbox" at the top right.

 

Cheers,

Christian

Premier Support Engineer

Atlassian

Thank you very much !

I will give it a try

@Christian Glockner Is it possible to keep need work label on unapprove ?

Hey,

If you want to ensure that e PR is not merged as long as at least one reviewer status is set to Needs Work you can have a look at Needs Work Merge Check free plugin.

It provides an additional merge check for this reviewer status.

Cheers,

// Svante 

Brent P Atlassian Team Nov 25, 2018

The plugin looks great but keep in mind that "Needs work" is a transient status.

When someone pushes changes to a pull request, any "Needs Work" statuses will be removed so reviewers are reminded (in the dashboard and the inbox) to take another look at the pull request.

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