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Bug 17096 - RFE: Bring bugzilla more into sync with Mozilla bugzilla source
RFE: Bring bugzilla more into sync with Mozilla bugzilla source
Product: Bugzilla
Classification: Community
Component: Bugzilla General (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: PnT DevOps Devs
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2000-08-29 19:06 EDT by David Lawrence
Modified: 2013-06-23 23:11 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-05-14 11:52:48 EDT
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Description David Lawrence 2000-08-29 19:06:26 EDT
Red Hat's current Bugzilla is currently 2 versions behind in features
compared to Mozilla's version of Bugzilla. I have been approached by
members of Bugzilla community on several occasions to have our changes
merged in with the latest bugzilla code base so that others can use the
enhancements. This would require a good deal of work as some stuff we use
is not particularly useful for others and would need to be sorted through.
Ours also has gone in different directions in some regards such as using
templates for user interface which has not yet been decided on by the
majority of bugzilla developers. I would like some time later in the cycle
to work on this and restore good faith with some of the bugzilla developers
as well as become an active participant in the project for the future.
Comment 1 David Lawrence 2001-08-28 13:07:01 EDT
This should hopefully be alleviated by our eventual move to PostgreSQL. We can
start with a clean slate against the latest Mozilla code base.
Comment 2 Maxwell Kanat-Alexander 2003-12-16 13:22:26 EST
In fact, I think that this _was_ resolved. More than once, even, I'd
imagine. :-)

Comment 3 David Lawrence 2003-12-16 13:25:38 EST
Yes, it was solved at that time, but is now several *minor* versions
behind so it is still somewhat valid. At least we are not several
*major* versions behind.
Comment 4 Maxwell Kanat-Alexander 2003-12-16 13:33:28 EST
Even if you merge the PgSQL code with the bugzilla.org code, will the
Red Hat templates work against the newer versions without massive hacking?

The Feature Tracker things, from what I've seen, can be patched in and
out, though it takes a bit of work.

I too, would like to use newer bugzilla.org code, but I don't think
that my users would ever accept the standard Bugzilla interface. :-)

Comment 5 David Lawrence 2005-08-23 16:46:14 EDT
RH Bugzilla is now more in sync with Mozilla.org but not quite. The RH
PostgreSQL changes were redone and are now pretty much different. Hopefully with
the upcoming release of 2.20, RH Bugzilla can get closer to being more line for
line similar to Mozilla.org aside from the necessary RH code changes and look
and feel.
Comment 6 Frédéric Buclin 2008-05-14 09:08:13 EDT
Any plan to move to 3.0.x, or even better, 3.2? ;)
Comment 7 David Lawrence 2008-05-14 11:51:42 EDT
Moving to 3.2 is what we have been working on for past 3 months :) We are
planning on going live as soon as 3.2 is official.

For progress view all Bugzilla bugs here with version == 3.2.

Comment 8 David Lawrence 2008-05-14 11:52:48 EDT
Closing as we are tracking this in bug 406071 now.


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