Cleaning up Bugzilla

Stephan Arts stephan at
Sat May 30 00:07:24 CEST 2009

On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 9:52 PM, Brian J. Tarricone <bjt23 at> wrote:
> Stephan Arts wrote:
>> I'd like to propose restructuring the bugtracker used for xfce.
> [...]
>> As a possible solution I would like to propose to configure every git
>> repository as a bugzilla project.
> Yes, I've been planning on this for a while, but haven't gotten to it.
> What we really want to do is make a product per module, and set up
> bugzilla's classifications system to group each product into apps/xfce/panel
> plugins/etc., similar to the git repo layout.
> The annoying part of this is every time you move a bug, you get bug email,
> so we'd probably want to disable email for the time it takes to do that.
> It's just annoying because it's a lot of manual work and will probably take
> a while to get right.
> A downside is that version numbers and milestones are per-product.  Need to
> check, but I don't think you can do that at a higher level
> (classifications).  With the new release process, that isn't such a big
> deal, since all modules (even in core xfce) can have different release
> schedules, but it's still annoying (say for xfce-x.y.0) to have to update 10
> different products to add a version number.
> Otherwise, this seems like the right way to go.

If you want help with that (or want someone else to do the work
because you prefer to start coding again), please let me know :-)


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