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Re: Status of Bugzilla?
- From: Bryce McKinlay <bryce at waitaki dot otago dot ac dot nz>
- To: "Joseph S. Myers" <jsm28 at cam dot ac dot uk>
- Cc: Daniel Berlin <dan at dberlin dot org>, Craig Rodrigues <rodrigc at mediaone dot net>, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Thu, 07 Feb 2002 17:17:01 +1300
- Subject: Re: Status of Bugzilla?
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Joseph S. Myers wrote:
>>gccbug email isn't actually as important as you'd think.
>>It only accounts for 20% of bug reports.
>>By percentage, in fact, it's been going down steadily.
>Then too many people are failing to read or follow the documentation about
>bug reporting (unless the use of pre-3.0 versions without gccbug is going
>*up*, which would be very odd).
I think most people are much more comfortable with entering bug reports
via a web interface than with something like gccbug (not that I doubt
gccbug is useful for some).
Anyway, my vote is for the "Oh man, please" category. I would love to
see bugzilla up and running as soon as possible. I'm a sporadic user of
GNATS but I could see myself making far better use of the database with
If it is going to be run in parallel to GNATS for a trial period, it
might be best to not import the old database into the new system while
the old one is still "live". I can see headaches occuring if we end up
having updates to the same bugs in two systems.