Issues/Server-side/Bug tracker for the Directory
Closed: We have developed our own tracker.
This page has to many bugs to effectively organize them. We need a dedicated bug tracker for the Directory.
The concept for public bug trackers for FSF run websites has been posted in Directory-Discuss mailing-list.
Matt Lee said that he back in January 2017 but nothing happened and he never replied!
Ian discussed this with Ruben who suggested GitLab Community Edition since ruben has used it for the trisquel.info. Ian is willing to adapt it but found [some problems with it regarding the license fields]. Ian plans to submit a patch programmed in Ruby to solve the issue.
Bug Tracker Comparison by Sonali GitLab Famous Attractive Web UI Can appoint multiple assignees per issue Set Milestones Categorise and filter Issues Granular user roles Community edition is free More features than just a bug tracker Very versatile and extensive features Trac Minimalistic web ui Used by VideoLan (https://trac.videolan.org/vlc/ticket/19703) Allows wiki markup Has main features Written in python Lacks some collaborative features present in GitLab Not very user friendly: for the people who have a habit of working on GitHub and similar platforms Redmine (demo on http://demo.redmine.org/) Very less content visible unless logged in Simple web interface Multi language support though translations may not be up to date (written on their site) Provides a Gantt chart Base design isn’t as flexible Setup of ruby and rails require some expertise Debbugs Used by Debian (https://www.debian.org/Bugs/Reporting) Tickets open only through emails Might be hard for people who work only on web based platforms Useful for people who are already familiar with it Search is mainly based on looking up the email threads May be hard to keep track
Debbugs + mailing list
"As previously discussed on bug-gnuzilla, the Bug Tracker for GNUzilla on Savannah is now closed [(Fri 20 Dec 2019)] to new issues, and new issues are to be reported to our bug-gnuzilla mailing list, now integrated with the Debbugs-based GNU Bug Tracker.
Note that this Bug Tracker is currently not in a complete read-only state, and commenting on existing items is still enabled." - https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?57455
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