Request for bugzilla database dump



7 years ago
7 years ago


(Reporter: Ahmed Lamkanfi, Assigned: justdave)




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7 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.6; en-US; rv: Gecko/20110303 Firefox/3.6.15
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Is it possible to get a dump of the bugzilla database containing the whole history of reported bugs?

I am a computer science PhD student at the University of Antwerp, Belgium and I am currently investigating how users describe occurring problems. Based on this description, we aim to predict the actual severity of the reported bug automatically. Here, we use data mining techniques executed on the history of reported bugs.
We already wrote 2 papers about this topic (see

Kind regards

I will use several text data mining techniques and therefore I need access to
the bug database.

Reproducible: Didn't try
Hi "denach":

Please can you print and sign a copy of this agreement, scan it and attach it to this bug? Also, we will need evidence that you are who you say you are - for example, a departmental web page bearing your name, and using an official University of Antwerp email address in Bugzilla.

Agreement for Receipt and Use of Bugzilla Data

Thank you for contacting us about using the Bugzilla database for the public
good. We are happy to work with you and provide access to you free of any

In exchange for receipt and right to use data from Mozilla’s Bugzilla system,
you agree to the following:

*you will only use the data for purposes that benefit the public in some way
and will not use the data for a purpose that harms users or violates any
applicable laws;

* you will not use the data to exploit or sell security flaws in any Mozilla
product or potential product, and will disclose first to Mozilla any security
flaws you do identify;

*you will not attempt to identify the source of the data or
otherwise seek to extract any personal information from the data, such as
correlating the data with other non-Mozilla data sources or otherwise seeking
to determine the names or other personal information of those whose data is
provided to you;

*you will not share or transfer the data to any third party.  If you want to
share the data with a collaborator, please have her/him contact Mozilla and
this agreement first.

*In the event you are acquired or cease operations or have a change of control,
all your rights to the data cease.

* Mozilla does not make any representations or warranties about the data and
you receive it on an AS-IS basis and acknowledge that by its nature it contains
bugs, viruses, and errors. Mozilla expressly disclaims any implied warranties
of non-infringement, satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose,
and merchantability.  The UN Convention on the International Sale of Goods is
expressly disclaimed.

* Mozilla’s total aggregate liability under this agreement shall not exceed

* No agency or other relationship is created by this agreement.

* This Agreement shall be governed by California law without regard to its
conflict of law provisions. In the event of a dispute related to this
Agreement, you consent to the personal jurisdiction of California and agree not
to bring an action against Mozilla except in the state and federal courts of
California, USA.

Signed:  ______________________________
Name:    ______________________________
Date:      ______________________________

Nature and Purpose of Data Use:
Ever confirmed: true
Component: General → Bugzilla: Other b.m.o Issues
Product: Core →
QA Contact: general → other-bmo-issues
Version: unspecified → other

Comment 2

7 years ago
Hi Gervase,

First I wish to thank you for the reply, and secondly I wish to excuse me  for my late reply. I seems that I forgot to enable the option to receive a mail when someone replies.

I just changed my email address to, it seems that it takes a little time before this would be visible.

You can find me on websites of the university:

Also on our departmental website (my name is in the list):

Early next week I will provide the copy of the agreement. By then my email address will hopefully be changed.

Kind regards,

Comment 3

7 years ago
Created attachment 522322 [details]
Agreement to gain access to bugzilla data
Approved; over to justdave to coordinate data release.

Assignee: nobody → justdave
Email sent with download url and password.
Last Resolved: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Component: Bugzilla: Other b.m.o Issues → General
Product: →
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