[cfe-dev] [llvm-dev] RFC: Switching from Bugzilla to Github Issues

Michael Kruse via cfe-dev cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org
Mon Feb 3 08:59:25 PST 2020

Am Do., 30. Jan. 2020 um 13:29 Uhr schrieb Jacob Lifshay via cfe-dev
<cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org>:
> On Thu, Jan 30, 2020, 10:22 Tom Stellard via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I want to restart this discussion.  There seemed to be support for this,
>> but we got held up trying to decide on the appropriate set of tags to
>> use to classify issues.
>> I propose that we move forward with this proposal and disable creation of
>> new bugs in bugzilla on Feb 11, and require all new bugs be filed via GitHub
>> issues from that date forward.
>> I think that for choosing the tags to use, we should just take requests
>> from the community over the next week and add whatever is asked for.  The main
>> purpose of adding tags is so we can setup cc lists for bugs, so I think this
>> is a good way to ensure that we have tags people care about.  We can always
>> add more tags later if necessary.
>> What does everyone think about this?
> Before disabling Bugzilla, I think there should be a way for those who don't have/want github accounts to create/comment-on bug reports (maybe a mailing list with a thread per bug?). Once that's done, I'm all for switching to github.

This adds a burden on everyone to observe two locations for bugs. By
comparison creating a GitHub account is simple. Even creating a
bugzilla account is more difficult.


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