Trac recognizing duplicate bugs on bug submission

Daniel Atallah daniel.atallah at
Thu May 20 14:12:00 EDT 2010

On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 21:30, Craig Harding <craigwharding at> wrote:
> Is there a way that an intermediate page could be introduced into trac
> once the user has submitted a bug? It could show a list of existing
> bugs that would match keywords from their bug submission. If there was
> an existing bug that had a good match to the user's bug submission
> they could skip that submission of the new bug and look at the
> existing bug.
> I tried searching the list for previous emails on this but I wasn't
> really sure what this 'bug matching' would be called.

I suspect it would be possible to implement this via a trac plugin,
but I haven't seen any existing plugins that do that. has a somewhat
similar goal, but wouldn't change the workflow, just try to help the
user by popping up suggested duplicates.  I'm not sure how good it is.


More information about the Devel mailing list