OpenJDK Bug Tracking Project Requirements, consolidated list
roger.lewis at oracle.com
Wed Mar 30 12:00:51 PDT 2011
I have added an HTML file.
On 3/30/11 5:40 AM, Ulf Zibis wrote:
> I have problems to read the pdf via the Adobe plugin in Firefox. Could
> you please add a html version?
> Am 30.03.2011 06:28, schrieb Roger Lewis:
>> Thank you for the feedback so far. The requirements that were
>> suggested have been added/consolidated to the list that we will be
>> using to help determine the our choice of defect tracking
>> system. This list combines requirements from both the
>> standpoint of OpenJDK developers as well as the community as a whole
>> and internal needs from our quality, sustaining and release
>> management groups.
>> What we want to start to do now is to map the requirements to
>> candidate systems; the two options we are looking at are Bugzilla
>> and JIRA. We are starting with these two as from our initial
>> discussions they are the most common choices for open source
>> projects. From our analysis so far either system would meet the
>> majority of our needs but we would like to get input from other
>> projects that are using these systems, and will also be talking over
>> the next couple of week to consultants with experience setting up
>> these systems.
>> A key driver for us is the integration of the bug tracking system
>> into the overall OpenJDK infrastructure (code review tool, bug
>> approvals etc.) and how well the system will enable us to build upon
>> the bugs.sun.com functionality we have had in place since the early
>> releases of Java. We believe that a key element of Java's success
>> has been the straightforward way in which the community has been
>> able to provide feedback/bugs as this has allowed us to provide a
>> robust implementation of Java.
>> From the list of requirements you will see a number of items which
>> require 'customization' as they are not available out-of-the-box from
>> either system. We are writing up more details around these in order
>> that we can better scope the necessary work and will send that out as
>> we finish it.
>> We need to drive to a decision as we want to make sure that the
>> system is in place around the time that JDK 7 ships with early
>> instances available as JDK 8 development starts up, given this we
>> have set the end of April as the deadline for the decision. Please
>> continue to provide feedback and ideas,
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