Date: Sun, 15 Feb 2015 17:53:24 +0100 From: Luca Barbato <lu_zero@...too.org> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Please consider setting up a bug tracker? On 15/02/15 17:16, Rich Felker wrote: > On Sun, Feb 15, 2015 at 05:22:32PM +0200, Jukka Jylänki wrote: >> Hi, >> >> I just recently registered to the musl mailing list to report a bug, since >> the FAQ here http://www.musl-libc.org/faq.html mentioned that there is no >> separate tracker to report bugs to. >> >> Afterwards, I now realize that this was a bad idea, since the sheer amount >> of uninteresting emails that I began getting make it difficult to filter >> out the discussion around musl from the potential discussion to the bug I >> reported, and I find it simplest to unregister from the mailing list after >> reporting the bug. However, this kind of "fire and forget" bug reporting >> feels bad, and I lose the way to keep in touch with the communication >> around the bug. >> >> I see that the issue of setting up a bug tracker has already been discussed >> before here http://www.openwall.com/lists/musl/2014/09/05/1 . Has anything >> changed with this respect? > > No, but I want a bug/patch tracker more than ever right now. There > have been a lot of patches (and a few bug reports) coming in lately > and it's hard to keep track of them all manually. So far bugzilla is > probably the main candidate, but I also looked at a few others. I'd > welcome input on what works well (both from a user standpoint and from > an implementation-quality/hosting-considerations standpoint). I tried to do a run about few months ago and so far bugzilla remains the best overall. If you want to keep the mailinglist workflow you might look at patchwork or, once I manage to complete it, plaid. lu
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