Re: Planned changes for bugzilla.kernel.org to reduce the "Bugzilla blues"
From: Artem S. Tashkinov
Date: Thu Oct 06 2022 - 06:46:44 EST
On 10/3/22 14:22, Konstantin Ryabitsev wrote:
On Mon, Oct 03, 2022 at 09:16:06AM +0000, Artem S. Tashkinov wrote:
The initial conversation started with the fact that Bugzilla is old,
semi-deprecated, requires MySQL [no idea what's bad about it, Bugzilla
can work with MariaDB and Percona as well]
It can't, actually. It only works with MySQL 5.7 or an equally ancient MariaDB.
No, there is no official fix (because nobody is working on bugzilla).
(I wanted to send this message two days ago but my email account was
suspended at the time - I'm still sending it though it feels like it's
no longer relevant).
Speaking of Bugzilla Harmony:
* KDE already uses it:
* Mozilla has been using it for quite time already
* It has a docker container/image, so it's a breeze to install
I've dealt with a dozen other bug trackers and to me Bugzilla remains
the most powerful and featureful, while not being too complicated to set
up and use.
Lastly I've had a crazy idea for a second of maybe migrating the kernel
bugzilla over to RedHat/IBM (by asking them whether they are willing to
help) but on a second thought it's really really bad as the company is
very large and there's a ton of bureaucracy, so managing it would become
quite a hassle. Also, I wouldn't want the LF to hand control over it to