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Apr 15, 2006 : php bugtracking systems

So there are a lot of bugtracking systems out there, although it took me a while to start finding them. Wikipidia and del.icio.us are good places to start.

So I want to throw up a real bugtracking system for konfidi. JIRA, of course, would be excellent, but it's not yet worth it to request a license and figure out where we would host it. I want a php bugtracker that I can throw up on the berlios.de site (a SourceForge clone).

Here's my quick evaluation of the top 5 contenders features that I would like to have. ?=questionable, -=not a feature, no entry=couldn't find evidence for or against

B: http://bugs-bug-genie.sourceforge.net/
E: http://eventum.mysql.org/
F: http://flyspray.rocks.cc/
P: http://phpbt.sourceforge.net/
Immature; not even self-hosting; demo is empty
M: http://www.mantisbt.org/
Somewhat unintuitive UI

emails to dev list : ?B F
schedule issues for milestones : B F ?M
account creation /w email verification : B -E F P M
attachments : B F P M
guest access : ?B F M

SVN integration: -B (patch)E -F -P M
personal bug subscriptions : B F M
reports : B F P M
build changelog file: M

Now I probably should set up BUGS, flyspray, and/or Mantis to do a real evaluation.

Anyone have recommendations?

Comments, Pingbacks:

Comment from: Dave Brondsema [Member] · http://brondsema.net/
http://flyspray.rocks.cc/system_requirements says: "Microsoft Internet Explorer should be avoided. Internet Explorer’s ability to render standard XHTML and CSS is fairly limited, and many of the w3c guidelines are implemented in quite a broken way. Please file a bug report with Microsoft to fix their browser."

I can understand their viewpoint, but in lots of cases that's just not acceptable.
Permalink 04/15/06 @ 22:26
Comment from: ToNyOmAn [Visitor]
I used mantisbt long time ago, and some projects I follow are still using it. Give it a try (:
Permalink 04/17/06 @ 17:05
Comment from: MOONDA Création de Sites Internet [Visitor] · http://www.moonda.com/
For Web development we tryed BUGS and Flyspray and both are far too complex.

Bugs is ok, if you have 20 developers, 2 full time testers and at least 2 team managers. and one head of production.

Filing and assigning one single bug takes 10 clicks !!!

To get the list of all open bugs for a particular project is 4 clicks !!!

Nothing for small, lean teams...
Permalink 09/20/06 @ 10:51

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