Unifying bugtracking

Hans de Goede j.w.r.degoede at hhs.nl
Sun Mar 9 07:40:45 PDT 2008

Murat Gunes wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-03-08 at 11:12 +0000, Colin Guthrie wrote:
>> From what I can gather of of the goals is to create a system whereby
>> different bugtrackers can communicate automagically. This would allow
>> e.g. a bug reported in distro X can be connected to an upstream bug.
>> When the upstream bug is commented on, resolved or has attachments added
>> etc. this can be pushed to the distro bugs.
> This is exactly what happens when an upstream bug watch is added to a
> bug report in a distribution package in Launchpad [1]. We use it all the
> time in Ubuntu to track the status of upstream bugs.

Yes and thats all very nice, except that its _totally_ useless for other 
distro's as launchpad is not opensource.

Sorry I know this is a collaboration list, but please don't go tell us how 
fantastic your _closed source_ solution is.



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