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Advice for bugtracking software

I'm looking for a bugtracking software on windows.
Open source or cheap would be fine.
Any advice?

Panna
Wednesday, April 23, 2003

bugzilla? http://www.bugzilla.org/

Pete Robinson
Wednesday, April 23, 2003

Thanks Pete, but:
Windows users note: Bugzilla 2.17.3 does not work on Win32.
This is from their Website..

Panna
Wednesday, April 23, 2003

If you'd specified Windows, Bugzilla probably wouldn't have been mentioned.  You could look at Fogbugz.

Or you could create a spreadsheet/database all on your ownsome.

Simon Lucy
Wednesday, April 23, 2003

And if I'd read with the same pair of eyes that I wrote with I'd have seen Windows in the first place :-)

Simon Lucy
Wednesday, April 23, 2003

Mantis works pretty well on PHP and MySQL:

http://mantisbt.sourceforge.net/

SK
Wednesday, April 23, 2003

Thanks sk, I'll look at Mantis.
But honestly I prefer an application without a web - interface.

Panna
Wednesday, April 23, 2003

http://phpbt.sourceforge.net falls in exactly the same category as Mantis: mySQL and a php-based web interface.

- Roland
Wednesday, April 23, 2003

>Thanks Pete, but:
>Windows users note: Bugzilla 2.17.3 does not work on Win32.
>This is from their Website..

oops, my bad, still, looks like it will work in the future ...

Pete Robinson
Wednesday, April 23, 2003

If you're looking for a small, free (in this case, free as beer but not as speech, it seems) dedicated bug-tracker for Windows:

http://www.pacsoftware.com.au/bugtracker/bt.html

Frederic Faure
Wednesday, April 23, 2003

http://www.fogcreek.com/FogBUGZ/

pb
Wednesday, April 23, 2003

Hi, I'm not a shill for joel, but
I've used mantis, bugzilla, openACS, sourceforge, and am now demoing fogbugz and seriously... fogbugz trumps them all.  Ironically, the place where I need to set up a bug tracker is an all MAC and LINUX shop. usually I'm setting up some open source shitpile at an NT shop. argh!

choppy
Wednesday, April 23, 2003

choppy,  what are the things you most like about fogBUGZ over the others?

Scot
Wednesday, April 23, 2003

I hear FogBugz is good, but I use JIRA at work and like it a lot.  It does full project tracking and is pretty cheap too:

http://www.atlassian.com

Colin Evans
Wednesday, April 23, 2003

scot:
1. the filter builder
2. case entry screen
3. in general, very uncluttered UI

choppy
Wednesday, April 23, 2003

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