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

Jacob Lifshay via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Jan 30 11:29:20 PST 2020

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.


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