Archive for the ‘Bugzilla’ Category

How my review requests vanished

When I left for my vacation almost three weeks ago, I had several review requests for Bugzilla patches pending. And this morning when I finally set out to get them all, they had vanished. Admittedly rather easy for me, although I wouldn't have minded about doing some either. I took one from the "from the […]

March 19, 2005 В· Jouni Heikniemi В· Comments Closed
Posted in: Bugzilla

He, Bugzilla, is misguided (and on Open Source QA)

Dennis Heuer posted an article called I, Bugzilla on OSNews. His essential claim is that Bugzilla makes life hell for open source users by making it ridiculously hard to get support. As the numerous reader comments on the article point out, his gripes are mostly about annoying personalities around OS projects, not the software itself. […]

September 25, 2004 В· Jouni Heikniemi В· No Comments
Posted in: Bugzilla

Bugzilla and bug numbering per product

Every couple of months somebody pops up in the netscape.public.mozilla.webtools newsgroup and asks if he can make his Bugzilla number bugs so that the first bug for each product is #1. Most of the time the reasoning goes along the lines of "If a customer files bug 100 now and bug 200 a week later, […]

August 29, 2004 В· Jouni Heikniemi В· 6 Comments
Posted in: Bugzilla

Firefox toolbar adding custom local attributes for bugs

Yeah, the Bugzilla team has been crazy about this already, but I have to mention it too: Vladimir Vukicevic is developing a very promising tool called Bugwrangler. It's a system that allows you to create local metadata (custom keywords, personal priorities, freetext comments) on bugs and then use that metadata to sort bugs and whatever. […]

July 26, 2004 В· Jouni Heikniemi В· No Comments
Posted in: Bugzilla