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Re: bugs - lets call an exterminator!

From: Vince Vielhaber <vev(at)michvhf(dot)com>
To: "D(dot) Hageman" <dhageman(at)dracken(dot)com>
Cc: <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: bugs - lets call an exterminator!
Date: 2001-08-22 18:56:06
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On Tue, 21 Aug 2001, D. Hageman wrote:

> On Tue, 21 Aug 2001, Vince Vielhaber wrote:
> >
> > In the seemingly hundreds of thousands of messages on the bug database
> > topic I think I've come up with the following..
> >
> > Solution..
> >
> > Is implementing yet another bugtool going to be the solution?
> > Probably not.  Do I want to go for number six?  No.
> >
> >
> > The current tool has a form - we keep it.
> > The current tool mails to the bugs list - we keep it.
> You are correct on implementing another bug reporting tool - why re-invent
> the wheel?  Why not use the bugzilla project for bug tracking?  I do
> believe it has a postgresql backend by now and if it doesn't - I am sure
> it will soon or would be trivial to make a backend and contribute it back.
> This tool has been popularized by Mozilla and RedHat ... saying that I am
> sure the couple of RedHat employees on the list wouldn't mind giving a
> hand with setup and what not (though they will have to speak for
> themselves on this issues).

Everybody keeps saying bugzilla.  What EXACTLY will bugzilla do for us
that would make me want to learn it and install it?  BTW, the current
wheel was invented a year ago 'cuze nothing really fit what we needed.

Vince Vielhaber -- KA8CSH    email: vev(at)michvhf(dot)com
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