Notification switch grayed out on Gitlab

Gaël Bonithon trash.paradise at
Sat Jul 31 12:51:09 CEST 2021

A workaround: you can add a smiley, which activates notifications without notifying other users, unlike messages. Removing the smiley disables notifications. It is probably best not to use +/- thumbs, so as not to distract from their original meaning of supporting or not supporting the proposal in question. I will personally use :bell:, like here:


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On Friday, July 16th, 2021 at 9:52 AM, Gaël Bonithon <trash.paradise at> wrote:

> Hi,
> For some time, it is no longer possible to change the notification preferences at the issue / MR level on Xfce's Gitlab. The switch is grayed out, either on or off depending on its last position, as shown in this thread:
> It seems that this only affects simple users, who do not have special rights on a project. For example, in my case, I am not impacted on Mousepad or Ristretto where I am a maintainer, but on all other projects. So I guess that the "owners" and "reporters" couldn't see it.
> I observed the same phenomenon recently on Gnome's Gitlab, but the problem disappeared "by itself" after a few days. So I report it here in case there is something to do.
> Cheers,
> Gaël
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