I’m having some issues with the automatic code review assignment feature as it relates to the CODEOWNERS file, and I’m trying to determine if this is intended behavior or if I’m doing something wrong.
I’ve configured automatic code review assignment for my GH team, as outlined here, and if I create a pull request and manually assign the team as a reviewer, the team is automatically removed and random team members are assigned as expected. This is great!
However, I’m trying to automate the assignment of the team by declaring the team as a code owner for all files in our repository (so that random team members are assigned as code reviewers for all of our pull requests).
I’ve added the following line in our CODEOWNERS file:
This doesn’t seem to work as I expect it to: the CODEOWNERS declaration will automatically add the team as a reviewer, but that action won’t also remove the team and automatically assign team members - that only seems to work if I manually add the team as a reviewer.
Is this expected behavior, or is there a way to use both the CODEOWNERS automatic assignment & round-robin team member assignment together?