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Christine Spang
Day DebConf Day 7 (2010-08-07)
Room Davis Auditorium
Start time 11:30
Duration 01:00
ID 591
Event type lecture
Language en

Handling Debian bugs with SD

Simple Defects (SD) is a command-line distributed bugtracker. If you've heard of Bugs Everywhere or Ditz, you have the general idea.

Bugs Everywhere and Ditz might be nice for tracking bugs for your own new project, but they're not very useful for working with Debian. What may surprise you is that SD is!

SD has a special feature that other distributed bug trackers lack: the ability to synchronize bugs back and forth with bug trackers that are external to itself. It does this through pluggable adaptors that work with SD's "foreign replica" interface. This allows you to grab bugs matching some criteria from a foreign source, work on them locally (even offline) with all the power of SD, and then send the updates back to the centralized bugtracker.

This talk will present my work on an SD adaptor to interface with our beloved Debbugs, and how it can make you, Debian contributors, more productive when dealing with bugs.