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  1. Automatically revert PR in GitHub CI Jobs

    When a CI job fails, the bad code remains in the GitHub repo. I'd like to see a way to revert the commit/PR that caused that failure so that any CI jobs for new, unrelated, commits/PRs won't fail while the developer is working to resolve the issue.

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    • Support integration with Jira Cloud for tickets

      Support automated webhooks into Jira Cloud for:
      - Creating a new ticket when automated tests fail
      - Updating existing tickets with deployments using the standard Atlassian smart comment format "[TicketID,...] some comment"

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      • Would like the ability to print the current comparison for selected objects before deploying

        I would like the ability to print the current comparison for selected objects before deploying to use for documentation purposes.

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        • The filter does not allow you to drill down into the Custom Objects, we have approx 300 objects this takes considerable time to run for the

          Filter on Custom Objects prior to running a comparison similar to Salesforce Change Set, select the required object and fields to compare

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          • Make default 64 Comparison Faster

            If there is one thing that is :-( about Gearset is that for moderate size orgs (a few thousand objects), the default 64 comparison takes too long.

            You want to initiate a deployment from source to target and, for whatever reason, you want to make sure you didn't miss anything that needs to be deployed

            So, to be safe, you initiate the 64 default comparison.

            And you wait (downloading, comparison). This can take several minutes. You go on to other tasks and your zeal to get the deployment done went off onto other things as the comparison time is too…

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            • Avoid going to Setup | Deployment status on "validate deployment don't run any tests"

              If you are deploying to PROD and
              a) You have Apex classes in your deployment
              b) You choose Validate Deployment - Don't run any tests

              The Validation will fail and Gearset will tell you to check the target org Setup | Deployment Status where as suggested, the most likely cause is test coverage failures.

              This is in fact true but it seems that Gearset could warn you before acting on a PROD deployment with non-test apex classes and 'don't run any tests' that this will be guaranteed to occur and give you a chance to reconsider your choice before wasting…

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              • Access to Critical Updates

                We use Gearset as our primary utility for managing various client orgs include Production and Sandboxes for Testing and Release Management. It would be great if there was also a way to access, review and potentially enable/disable any Critical Updates in any org from Gearset.

                However, I do understand that Critical Updates may not currently be accessible from the metadata API.

                Just a thought,
                Mike

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                • Provide a way to deploy push topics

                  We have a push topic that we use but there is currently no easy way to deploy changes between orgs. Would it be possible to do this via Gearset?

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                  • Add button to go from validation package to comparison

                    Use-case is where we have validated a package, but not been able to deploy it before expiry. Eventually, we are able to deploy it...

                    At this point, I'd like to be able to go from my validation package in the history straight to a comparison with the same objects selected. Then, I'll be able to make sure everything still looks good and validate/deploy again.

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                    • Echo source/target on Resolve Missing Dependencies page

                      If you are using Gearset to deploy between multiple orgs/repos, you may find you have launched the analyzer on multiple tabs within the browser (or across browsers). Since this operation takes some minutes, when the page 'Resolve mIssing Dependencies' appears, you get no clue as to the source/target. In today's multi-tasking life of a developer, it is easy to get lost and forget which tab was for which deployment.

                      Basically, the principle should be to echo the source/target in the header of all pages/dialogs - especially if the operation to arrive at that page is not 'instant' wherein the user…

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                      • Field Tracking Analyzer message is misleading

                        If source org includes a new custom field with field history tracking enabled TRUE, the deployment analyzer reports the following when deploying to target org:

                        'Fields with history tracking enabled cannot be deployed before it is enabled on the object. You should remove these history tracking changes from the deployment'

                        Specific use case was object OrderItem

                        1. Analyzer can clearly detect if field history is enabled on target org object (which it was) - message is spurious.

                        2. Analyzer can arguably detect that target org's limit (20) will be exceeded by the deployment of the selected custom fields (which could…

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                        • Add a copy to clipboard button for Deployment friendly name

                          I find that I'm frequently copying to the clipboard the friendly name of the deployment into the notes of the next deployment or the friendly name of some other deployment. In addition to the pencil and delete buttons, add a copy to clipboard button

                          Note I still support other User Voice suggestions like auto-copying the deployment notes from Deployment X to cloned deployment Y or auto-defaulting the friendly name of the deployment from the deployment notes.

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                          • Option to validate / deploy only running test classes in deployment set

                            When deploying, there's a pain point when we want to specify tests to run. It would be nice to have an option to only run test classes that are included in the deployment. Automatically identifying which test classes are in the deployment package should be fairly straight forward:
                            `grep -ri @IsTest ./src/classes`

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                            • Have a timer on the compare page to indicate how long the compare is taking

                              Sometimes a compare can take us 30-45 minutes depending on the complexity of the org. I would like to see a running timer on this page of how long the compare is taking. I don't expect it to say how long is left, just how long it has taken so far. This will help to highlight if any abnormalities are happening, ie. if it's taking a very long time and is only at the Downloading phase for example.

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                              • create branch

                                It would be nice to be able to check Salesforce changes into a new branch in Github (or other git repos). This would provide admins an easy entry point for their changes into a git repo without having to learn the esoteric git command structure.

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                                • Display which apex triggers have low code coverage if a deployment fails

                                  It would be great if Gearset can surface which Apex trigger has 0% code coverage when a deployment fails.

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                                  • Live chat button overlays action button

                                    Not sure how you resolve this one without moving either button. Maybe do something similar to what is done in the Diff view (where the action buttons are displayed in a row below the content).

                                    Another option would be to have the live chat in the header navigation to toggle the feature on / off?

                                    Not sure...Just noticed that it gets in the way sometimes.

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                                    • UI Enhancement: Drag modal windows to reveal background

                                      UI Quality of Life recommendation: let me drag the modal windows so that I can see what classes are being deployed, which will let me quickly specify tests without having to go back to my code base to look.

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                                      • Enhanced Comparison filter - filter by difference count

                                        My use-case would somewhat be handled by separating code and xml differences, but I would like to be able to filter on difference count (or at least, easily see / sort by diff count).

                                        For example: We are updating the API version on all of our classes and triggers (about 279 files this go around) and I want to make sure that the API update is the only diff when doing a deployment. Or to be worded differently: only deploy files where the only difference is the API version.

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                                        • Support customer S3 buckets for storage

                                          Allowing customers to specify their own S3 buckets for storage could be beneficial for the product. This would give the customer enhanced security and control over their data.

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