[Python-Dev] New bugtracker project

Gordon McMillan gmcm@hypernet.com
Wed, 22 May 2002 12:03:50 -0400

On 22 May 2002 at 8:33, Martin v. Loewis wrote:

> "Gordon McMillan" <gmcm@hypernet.com> writes:


> > What does it mean to "synchronize bugtrackers"?
> Suppose somebody invokes 'debbug python', thus
> creating a bug report in the Debian bugtracker. Then
> I want to instruct the Python tracker to fetch the
> report from Debian, and create a report in the
> Python tracker. Later, all changes in one bug
> report should be reflected in the other -
> potentially by setting up an email account somewhere
> that receives email notifications from both
> trackers, analyses what changed, then
> programmatically performs the same changes in the
> other tracker. 

But "fixing" it in Debian doesn't necessarily mean
that it's "fixed" in Python.
> The exact procedure for synchronization will vary
> from tracker to tracker, so it is not a requirement
> that the tracker does that - the requirement is that
> the tracker can be fully controlled
> programmatically, and sends email notifications that
> allow easy automatic processing, preferably
> indicating what the change is. 

That seems perfectly sensible.

-- Gordon