[quagga-dev 5531] Re: Bug tracking system for Quagga

Jo Rhett jrhett at netconsonance.com
Mon Jun 30 23:30:09 BST 2008

I have no opinions on which one to use, but I thought I'd mention that

1. I'm a SQL/Perl expert familiar with bugzilla's db schema
2. I'm doing a very similar upgrade in our shop soon

I might be able to do the work for you to retain the data unless  
there's some special issues you haven't described yet.

On Jun 30, 2008, at 11:45 AM, Paul Jakma wrote:
> For various reasons, it's unlikely we're going to be able to  
> maintain continuity of data with our bugzilla system. (It needs to  
> be upgraded but, unless there's a Bugzilla/SQL/Perl expert willing  
> to donate probably several days of time, we're not going to be able  
> to move all the data from the current hacked-for-PostgreSQL bugzilla  
> to a supported Bugzilla version).
> So, as we're going to lose continuity anyway, we should consider  
> carefully what bug tracking system to upgrade to.
> - Bugzilla?
>  Pro: Everyone uses bugzilla
>  Pro: We might be able to get /some/ of the bug data across,
>       maybe...
>  Con: It's big and ugly
> - Trac?
>  Pro: Integrated SCM and ticket system
>  Con: Integrated SCM and ticket system
>  Con: Developed for SVN, thus restricting SCM choice.
>       (plugins available for other SCMs, e.g. git and mercurial -
>        but not integrated to trac proper, afaict)
> - Mantis?
>  Pro: Looks nice
>  Con: Is it used much?
> What other systems are out there?
> The major criteria are:
> - easy to install
> - maintainable, particularly with regard to ease of upgrades.
> - preferably reasonably widely used..
> regards
> -- 
> Paul Jakma	paul at clubi.ie	paul at jakma.org	Key ID: 64A2FF6A
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> that you
> actually look forward to the trip.
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