bugzilla  5.1.2
About: Bugzilla is an advanced "Defect Tracking System" or "Bug-Tracking System". Development snapshot.
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Some Fossies usage hints in advance:

  1. To see the Doxygen generated documentation please click on one of the items in the steelblue colored "quick index" bar above or use the side panel at the left which displays a hierarchical tree-like index structure and is adjustable in width.
  2. If you want to search for something by keyword rather than browse for it you can use the client side search facility (using Javascript and DHTML) that provides live searching, i.e. the search results are presented and adapted as you type in the Search input field at the top right.
  3. Doxygen doesn't incorporate all member files but just a definable subset (basically the main project source code files that are written in a supported language). So to search and browse all member files you may visit the Fossies bugzilla-5.1.2.tar.gz contents page and use the Fossies standard member browsing features (also with source code highlighting and additionally with optional code folding).

Bugzilla: A Free and Open-Source Bug Tracker

Bugzilla is free and open source web-based bug-tracking software that is developed by an active group of volunteers in the Mozilla community, and used by thousands of projects and companies around the world.

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Bugzilla requires Perl 5.14 (or newer) and tools to compile and install perl modules, including make(1) and a C compiler.

For Developers

Debian/Ubuntu users: you probably need to run the following:

sudo apt-get install git perl cpanminus build-essential libexpat-dev libssl-dev

CentOS / Fedora users:

sudo yum group install -y "Development tools"
sudo yum install -y perl-App-cpanminus

After that, you should run the following command from a git clone of this repository:

perl checksetup.pl --cpanm

At this point localconfig can be edited to specify database connection parameters. If SQLite is acceptable, no edits are required.

The checksetup.pl script should be run again to set up the database schema.

perl checksetup.pl

It will ask for some details, such as login name and password.

Finally, a webserver can be started by the following:

perl app.psgi

Navigate to http://localhost:5000/ and login with the username and password provided earlier to checksetup. Remember to set the urlbase on http://localhost:5000/editparams.cgi. "http://localhost:5000" will probably suffice.

For Operations

For a production setup, see the installation guide

  • Join irc.mozilla.org #bugzilla (or use the Bugzilla IRC Gateway)
  • Ask questions on the Support mailing list
  • Report Bugs

    (Please do not file test bugs in this installation of Bugzilla.)

  • Contributing a patch? Join us from 11:00 to 12:00 US/Eastern every Thursday in Bugzilla IRC Channel for Contributor Office Hours.
  • If you haven't already, subscribe to the Development mailing list.


This Source Code Form is subject to the terms of the Mozilla Public License, v. 2.0. If a copy of the MPL was not distributed with this file, You can obtain one at http://mozilla.org/MPL/2.0/.

This Source Code Form is "Incompatible With Secondary Licenses", as defined by the Mozilla Public License, v. 2.0.

However, this is all only relevant to you if you want to modify the code and redistribute it. As with all open source software, there are no restrictions on running it, or on modifying it for your own purposes.