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From Nacho <na...@siapi.es>
Subject RE: Bug tracking -- a solution (was Re: Any progress on the bug trackingsystem?)
Date Wed, 19 Jul 2000 09:19:48 GMT
+1024 

Nick et al. Thanks in advance

Saludos ,
Ignacio J. Ortega


> -----Mensaje original-----
> De: Nick Bauman [mailto:nixnixnix@yahoo.com]
> Enviado el: miƩrcoles 19 de julio de 2000 3:13
> Para: tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Asunto: Re: Bug tracking -- a solution (was Re: Any progress 
> on the bug
> trackingsystem?)
> 
> 
> So did someone step up willing to host a bugzilla
> instance?
> 
> If no one has, I have a machine colo'd in Minneapolis
> that has a 4GB travan drive and a few hours I could
> set aside to setting bugz up, fixing the security
> holes and managing a backup scheme. Does everyone want
> this? If so, I will do it.
> 
> Thanks Jon, Craig and Costin, etc.
> 
> -Nick
> 
> --- "Craig R. McClanahan"
> <Craig.McClanahan@eng.sun.com> wrote:
> > Geoff Soutter wrote:
> > 
> > > "Jon Stevens" <jon@latchkey.com> wrote:
> > > > Did you submit your patch and have the email
> > start with a [PATCH]? If so,
> > > > I'm surprised that it got lost. Craig and Costin
> > have been doing a really
> > > > good job with keeping track of patches,
> > especially the last few months. I
> > > > even try to pick a few up when I get the chance.
> > >
> > > When I remember. Some are so small they don't
> > qualify as a patch per se, you
> > > don't even really need a diff. More like a line
> > number :-). I have noticed
> > > that Craig is usually jonny-on-the-spot when it
> > comes to Catalina bug fixes,
> > > which makes me look forward to 4.0 ... :-)
> > >
> > 
> > Yes, Geoff is one of the several people who have
> > submitted not only
> > problem
> > reports, but patches as well -- thanks for that!
> > 
> > I've been silent on this thread so far because, as
> > serendipity would
> > have it, I
> > spent most of yesterday reading back through the
> > TOMCAT-DEV archives (I
> > had kept
> > >1000 that needed to be reviewed from early May) and
> > applying the patches that
> > hadn't been done yet.  I've still got the first
> > couple of weeks of July
> > to catch
> > up on as well :-(.  They are in the main branch of
> > CVS (not yet in
> > TOMCAT_32)
> > because I'd like someone else to verify that I
> > didn't do something
> > foolish in my
> > fixes.
> > 
> > Geoff (and others who have submitted patches), could
> > you review the CVS
> > commit
> > messages from yesterday and make sure I got all of
> > yours?
> > 
> > 
> > > [snip]
> > > > > 5) To avoid the above problems, and thus to
> > allow us non committers to
> > > > > contribute meaningfully to the project, I'd
> > really like to see a
> > > bug-fixed
> > > > > mozilla (* or _any_ workable system) installed
> > ASAP!
> > 
> > Speaking as a "customer" (in a sense) of Bugzilla
> > when it was running
> > (i.e.
> > reading bug reports, processing them, and marking
> > them closed) it was
> > better
> > than nothing -- but not a *lot* better.  The problem
> > is in your
> > parenthetical
> > comment about a "workable" system :-).
> > 
> > In the short term, I would willingly utilize
> > Bugzilla hosted elsewhere
> > (than on
> > an apache.org) web site, until Scarab is ready.  The
> > following
> > suggestions would
> > make this work better for all concerned:
> > 
> > * The server it's hosted on needs to be visible to
> > the Internet 7/24. 
> > People
> >   work on Tomcat around the clock.  (And Jon, don't
> > you think backups
> >   would be appropriate :-)
> > 
> > * It should be set up by someone who understands the
> > security issues and
> >   is willing to actively manage it (if necessary) to
> > avoid security
> > problems.
> > 
> > * One (or more) of the existing committers should be
> > given admin rights
> >   on the Bugzilla installation, so that they can do
> > things like add new
> > bug
> >   categories and version numbers to the drop down
> > lists.
> > 
> > * At this point in time, it may not be worthwhile
> > trying to import the
> > old
> >   bugs database -- although it would be worth having
> > someone scan the
> >   old ones and enter bug reports for problems that
> > still exist.
> > 
> > (So this is a +1 on the proposal to host Bugzilla
> > elsewhere in the short
> > term).
> > 
> > >
> > > geoff
> > 
> > Craig McClanahan
> > 
> >
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