bugs.kde.org -> bugzilla??

Helio Chissini de Castro helio at conectiva.com.br
Mon Aug 19 09:29:03 BST 2002

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On Monday 19 August 2002 08:22, Klaas Freitag wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Aug 2002, Stephan Kulow wrote:
> Hi,
> > Well, I volunteer to set it up and do the migration. For problems that
> > come up with bugzilla itself, I hope, the bugzilla developers will help
> > me :)
> Well, I will volunteer to help where I can with problems with bugzilla. I
> think it is a very good idea to switch to bugzilla. Bugprocessing is a very
> complex thing and IMHO Bugzilla is quite feature rich and in production on
> many sites.
> The code of bugzilla is not in very nice perl, indeed. That means that
> putative small changes to the bugzilla functionality turn out to be quite
> lot of (ugly) work. That was also true for changes to the gui, but a few
> weeks ago, Bugzilla 2.16 was released which brought code cleanups and, and
> that is most important, the gui fully customizable using templates.
> IMHO it is a good approach to strip the query page to have  a subset of the
> offered search options. I never realised who should and _wants_ to use the
> 'boolean chart' stuff.
> There are some things which must be decided before the migration to
> bugzilla starts. Bugzilla is organised in Products, Products have
> components. Versions are the attribute of the Product while components have
> people who have to care for them, the 'initial owner' which has to be
> defined. The initial owner takes care of the bug if the poster of the bug
> does not provide an assignee.
> Furthermore Bugzilla has a quite powerfull permission system. There are
> Groups for products and more general bugs. For example, there could be a
> permission Group 'can read and security bugs'. For Products, groups can
> also be defined, like 'khtml product group' as long as kthml is a product.
> All defined groups can be assigned to people, even automatically using
> regexps. That restricts the bug visibility.

Ok, ok...
I'm short of time actually, but if change will be made, i will volunteer to 
"fix" kbugbuster to works with bugzilla, since we have interest at Conectiva 
We always find a "lost" spare time when we must be sleeping.. ;-)

[]'s Helio

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