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Bug database Wars

How should I choose a bug database? Should I base my opinion on how many people have experience using it? Or how long the company that wrote the database is going to survive?

Should I use fogbugz?
Permalink Send private email Rick Tsang 
September 2nd, 2006 6:43pm
Jira is nice.
Permalink son of parnas 
September 2nd, 2006 6:53pm
Provided you don't have to administer it, yeah, Jira is ok.
Permalink Send private email Jöhn Härën 
September 2nd, 2006 6:54pm
Spoke to a few people this week that use Eventum.

I set it up friday but haven't had time to use it yet
Permalink what are you reading for? 
September 2nd, 2006 7:03pm
Permalink Send private email Berlin Brown 
September 2nd, 2006 7:05pm
The only problem I have with Jira right now is when altering a lot of issues at once, it spews email at everyone.
Permalink Send private email Simon Lucy 
September 2nd, 2006 7:29pm
What about Trac?
Permalink xampl 
September 2nd, 2006 7:41pm
Trac is my favorite wiki/bug tracker/source control browser of all time.

Partly because it's so minimalist (rather like this forum) and partly because it does all three very well.

Easily extensible with a little bit of python scripting too.
Permalink Colm 
September 2nd, 2006 7:59pm
mantis is the best I've seen. Really clean and simple, installs in about 5 mins, sweet UI.
Permalink $-- 
September 3rd, 2006 10:01am
I'm a trac user.  It's about right for the job.

What kind of extensions did you add to it Colm?
Permalink Ed Coder 
September 3rd, 2006 10:21am
Gantt chart (though never used it), and backlinks (shows what pages link to a particular wiki page).

I planned to do one to create a virtual market for issues/features but never got around to it.
Permalink Colm 
September 3rd, 2006 12:31pm
Roll your own. Everybody else seems to do so.
Permalink Send private email Locutus of Borg 
September 4th, 2006 2:29am

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