dc9 - 0.5


Don Armstrong
Day DebConf day 6 (2009-07-29)
Room Upper talkroom
Start time 12:00
Duration 01:00
ID 434
Event type lecture
Track DebConf
Language en

State of the BTS

new features, changes and tips

The bug tracking system is where all bugs that affect Debian are filed. New features, including the affects, summary, and local debbugs mirror will be presented and demonstrated. Some of the underlying architectural changes to the codebase in debbugs to make it more maintainable and deployable are also outlined. Finally, a set of tips and tricks that can be used to make the BTS easier to use are presented.

  • New Features
    • affects
    • summary
    • local debbugs mirror for offline work
    • New SOAP
      • full text search
      • filtering bugs
    • multi-distribution/arch status
    • control changes at submit@ time
  • Code Architecture Changes
    • Modularization
    • Control abstraction
    • release to experimental
  • Tips and Tricks
    • Full text search
    • Using the new options limits
    • Usertags
    • Getting users to triage their bugs