[maemo-community] Bugzilla 3.4 update

From: Murray Cumming murrayc at murrayc.com
Date: Thu Sep 2 18:42:08 EEST 2010
On Tue, 2010-08-31 at 18:43 +0200, Karsten Bräckelmann wrote:
> This is my last day working part-time for maemo.org. I am sorry the
> migration has been taking so long.
> Bugzilla 3.4 can be found in trunk of the "bugs" garage project.
>   https://garage.maemo.org/projects/bugs/

Thanks. That led me to the code here:

This is a regular bugzilla 3.4.8 plus some changes, right? Can you
briefly explain what changes you have made? (From now on, changes must
be small with commit messages, of course).

Is there some documentation about how to deploy that code to the

> The maemo.org look-alike bugzilla skin has deliberately been designed
> for easy maintenance of security updates later, and thus avoids changes
> to the templates wherever possible. (Which means styling mostly is done
> in pure CSS, not images.)

Is this the only reason for wanting to upgrade to bugzilla 3.4? What
other advantages/features were we hoping for?

> A test instance of Bugzilla 3.4 to play with is available to the
> community on test.m.o. Mail sending has been disabled, and the database
> snapshot is from mid Aug. [1]
>   https:// test. maemo.org/ testzilla/
> [1] URI deliberately spaced, no spiders and crawlers, please.

That certainly looks nice, fitting in well with the rest of the site.

> While I will no longer officially work for maemo.org, I am definitely
> staying here as a member of the community.

David King might find some time to work on this, but it's not certain.
First we need to establish the status of the current work and what
should be done next.

murrayc at murrayc.com

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