Re: Bug#293167: ITP: request-tracker3.4 -- Extensible trouble-ticket tracking system
* Lars Wirzenius:
> ti, 2005-02-01 kello 15:25 +0000, Stephen Quinney kirjoitti:
>> This is the 3.4 series of RT, it can be installed alongside the 3.0
>> and 3.2 series without any problems. This release is a big
>> improvement over previous versions and features many new features,
>> substantial performance improvements and a significant cleanup and
>> restructuring of the codebase.
> What is the a reason every version series of Request Tracker needs to be
> packaged, instead of having a single request-tracker package that gets
> updated with newer versions?
Request Tracker is a development framework for trouble ticket systems.
Users are encouraged to add new code to its (Perl) packages, and
there's an overlay mechanism to support this.
Unfortunately, this makes updates non-trivial, at least sometimes.