A feature to search for recently submitted bug reports




19 years ago
6 years ago


(Reporter: petter.sundlof, Assigned: justdave)






19 years ago
What I'd love to see in bugzilla is a feature to search for recently submitted
bug reports. This could be a good way to prevent duplicate bugs.
Every time I am about to submit a new bug, I keep thinking "maybe I shouldn't
post this, someone has probably beat me to it".

Please pull me in the ear if this already exists. But still ponder the thought
that it maybe should be made more easily accessible, and simpler.


19 years ago
Last Resolved: 19 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID

Comment 1

19 years ago
Yes, there is a way to do it.  It's not the most intuitive thing in the world,

Go to the query page.  Look for the text "Where the field(s)".  Click on "[Bug
creation]" in the list to the right of that text.  Type in a recent date in the
"dates:" field to the right of the list; leave the "to" field to the right of
that saying "Now".

Voila, you will get a list of recently submitted bugs that match whatever other
criteria you have set on the page.

Comment 2

19 years ago
Yeah, I actually found that out before posting this bug... but still... _I_ know
how to do it, but most don't, and won't. A more accessible way of doing this
would be beneficiary to the whole project, in my meek opinion.

Comment 3

19 years ago
Um, you said: "Please pull me in the ear if this already exists."  Not "if it
exists and is obvious" ...

At any rate, there is always a tension between making the query page functional
and making it simple.  For much pointless discussion about this, see bug 11328.

Comment 4

19 years ago
True, so why didn't you pull me in my ear? :)

Sorry, I don't want to contribute to pointless discussion...
But, putting a simple link on the main page (or on the submit page), pointing to
the latest submitted bugs of the day would be nice.

Comment 5

18 years ago
There is now a link on bugzilla to View Bugs Already Reported Today 
moving to Bugzilla product
reassign to default owner/qa for INVALID/WONTFIX/WORKSFORME/DUPLICATE
Assignee: terry → justdave
Component: Bugzilla → Bugzilla-General
Product: Webtools → Bugzilla
QA Contact: matty
Version: other → unspecified
Severity: major → trivial
QA Contact: matty_is_a_geek → default-qa
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