[packman] Bugtracker for Packman

Pascal Bleser pascal.bleser at opensuse.org
Tue Apr 17 23:16:54 CEST 2012

On 2012-04-17 21:46:34 (+0200), Mariusz Fik <fisiu82 at jabster.pl> wrote:
> Dnia wtorek, 17 kwietnia 2012 17:49:46 Pascal Bleser pisze:
> > Something I wished for since several years, a bugtracker for
> > Packman, in order to be able to handle bugs and todos a lot
> > better than just having a mailing-list where, frankly, I miss at
> > least half the issues and where it is a bit more difficult to
> > assign things to people and keep track of what's to do and
> > what's done. Well, in essence, bugtrackers have been invented
> > for that purpose.

> > I did a quick set up of an instance of JIRA and one of Bugzilla:
> > - Bugzilla: http://pmbs.links2linux.org:9999/
> > - JIRA: http://pmbs.links2linux.org:8888/


> Jira has nice option for dashboard customization. It's really neat ;)
> After login we can see in 'one-shoot' what is going on with our bugs, about 
> changes in roadmaps, votes, comments, etc. I really like it.
> If field customization for bug entry is possible (I bet it is) I vote for jira 
> as our bts.

Yes, JIRA allows for almost any sort of customization.
In a way, JIRA is overkill for our needs, as we only have one
product (packman), and only a very few fields anyway.
But still, it's quite powerful and convenient to use in my

The one feature which might be useful is for JIRA or Bugzilla to
have a field that is filled from the list of packages that exist
in our OBS instance, but that would require implementing a
plugin etc... -- no time for that right now.
A plain text field should be good enough anyway :)

  -o) Pascal Bleser
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