[Cvsnt] Bugzilla is back

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at telia.com
Wed Jun 26 17:22:32 BST 2002

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Upon reading the bugzilla win32 installation page I found that it uses
MySql for data storage.
Is there anyone that has replaced MySql with MS SQL Server?
I have this running on most machines so I'd prefer not to install yet
another RDBM.


On Wed, 26 Jun 2002 06:05:44 +0000 (UTC), jth at mikrobitti.fi (Jouni
Heikniemi) wrote:

>On Tue, 25 Jun 2002, Bo Berglund wrote:
>> Is it possible to run Bugzilla on a W2000 Server (the one I have CVSNT
>> running on) to track down our own bug reports and tasks?
>Yes. It will take some work do so, but it can be done. The code is not
>currently very compatible with Win32, but we're working on that for
>Bugzilla 2.18. OTOH, if you know your IIS and Windows throughout, setting
>up Bugzilla on Win32 isn't that hard. I've done it dozens of times and it
>now takes me about 20-30 minutes per installation, but it wasn't all that
>fast for the first time ;-)
>> If so is there a good treatise on how to set it up with IIS5?
>No. The current bugzilla guide's Windows installation instructions suck.
>We have a bug on making them better, though; see the patch on
>http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=145965. It isn't perfect yet,
>but it's a good starting point - especially if you're ready to go with the
>Bugzilla 2.16 release candidate 2, for which the instructions are aimed at
>(and I highly recommend you to go with the 2.16 series from the
>beginning). Also note that securing your Bugzilla installation on IIS
>takes some extra measures; with Apache that part is much easier.
>The current biggest problem is making the email notifications work. There
>is a patch for that and it worked fine the last time I tried, but it may
>have bitrotten since. It's attached on
>If you have questions on installing Bugzilla in Windows, try the
>netscape.public.mozilla.webtools newsgroup or #mozwebtools on
>Bugzilla Win32 developer
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