ANN: Roundup 0.4.0b2 - an issue tracking system

Richard Jones rjones at ekit-inc.com
Wed Jan 16 23:55:01 CET 2002


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            Roundup 0.4.0b2 - an issue tracking system

If you are upgrading please read MIGRATION.txt. There was some information
missing in this in the b1 release - sorry.

Roundup requires python 2.1.1 for correct operation. Support for dumbdbm
requires python 2.1.2 or 2.2.

Big stuff in this release:
  - Use of transactions to prevent partial data commits
  - Zope Product front-end
  - Nicer, more consistent change message generation
  - Several bug fixes
  - Much, much more: see the CHANGES file for details.

Source and documentation is available at the website:
     http://roundup.sourceforge.net/

Release Info (via download page):
     http://sourceforge.net/projects/roundup

Mailing lists - the place to ask questions:
     http://sourceforge.net/mail/?group_id=31577



About Roundup
=============

Roundup is a simple-to-use and -install issue-tracking system with 
command-line, web and e-mail interfaces. It is based on the winning design 
from Ka-Ping Yee in the Software Carpentry "Track" design competition.

Note: Ping is not responsible for this project. The contact for this project 
is richard at users.sourceforge.net.

Roundup manages a number of issues (with flexible properties such as 
"description", "priority", and so on) and provides the ability to
 (a) submit new issues,
 (b) find and edit existing issues, and
 (c) discuss issues with other participants.
The system will facilitate communication among the participants by managing
discussions and notifying interested parties when issues are edited. One of
the major design goals for Roundup that it be simple to get going. Roundup
is therefore usable "out of the box" with any python 2.0+ installation. It
doesn't even need to be "installed" to be operational, though a
disutils-based install script is provided.

It comes with two issue tracker templates and three database back-ends.




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