[torquedev] torque bugzilla

Glen Beane glen.beane at gmail.com
Tue Jan 6 13:14:14 MST 2009

On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 3:08 PM, Garrick Staples <garrick at usc.edu> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 06, 2009 at 02:36:59PM -0500, Ari Pollak alleged:
>> On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 7:53 PM, Glen Beane <glen.beane at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > So we had a short discussion about this before the holidays.    I
>> > think it would be very good for community involvement to revive TORQUE
>> > bugzilla.  I know it may cause a little extra work to keep it in sync
>> > with the internal CRI support system, but since TORQUE is an open
>> > source community project (in theory, there don't seem to be too many
>> > community patches coming anymore) I think most bugs belong out in a
>> > publicly accessible place.  I understand users with paid support will
>> > want to log their issues in the same place they log their Moab issues,
>> >  but if it turns out to be a new bug, someone should log it in
>> > bugzilla as well.
>> A bit off-topic, but regarding the overall low number of community
>> contributions - it seems to me, as a mostly end user, that the
>> development process is fairly closed and not terribly open to the
>> community. But this appears to stem mostly due to the fact that both
>> bug tracking and source control (aside from mailing list posts and
>> snapshots) don't appear to be public and a lot of decisions seem to
>> happen off-list, so it's fairly difficult for a new contributor to
>> come along.
> TORQUE is in a public subversion repo at svn://www.clusterresources.com/torque
> As far as public decisions go, problems are discussed on this list quite regularly.  Personally, I stopped asking for comments on changes a long time ago because basicly noone responds.  Nowadays, if I check in something significant, I just inform the list after the fact.
>> I'd certainly appreciate a Bugzilla installation, as I'm sure a lot of
>> users and developers would.
> We've had a bugzilla installation for years.

And I think it hasn't been updated in years.  I think we are talking
about starting fresh with some kind of policy for the CRI folks to log
bugs reported in their internal system into bugzilla so the community
is kept in the loop and can contribute.

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