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2021-04-23: Flyspray 1.0-rc10 released See https://github.com/Flyspray/flyspray/releases

If you are upgrading from older version, please wait for 1.0-rc11.

ID Category Task Type Severity Summary Status Progress Assigned To Due In Version  desc Opened Last Edited
2587Backend/CoreTODOMediumdisplay_errors=1 should not set in release candidateUnconfirmed
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18.12.201918.12.2019 Task Description

display_errors = 1 should not set in include/fix.inc.php for releases or releases candidate, because with this it is not possibele to disable the error reporting globaly.

The problem is, if I want to enable full error reporting to logfile via “error_log=…” in php.ini, then the error will also full reported to user. Full error reporting is a hig risk for security.

Did you installed an official release or did you used an inoffical docker?!
flyspray-1.0-rc9

Steps done to create the problem:
Create a file php.in in base directory with follow contens:
error_reporting = E_ALL | E_STRICT
log_errors = On
display_errors = Off
error_log = /var/log/php-flyspray-errors.log

Expected behavior:
Errors only to log file

Experienced behavior:
All errors goes also to user.
The option “display_errors = Off” has no effect.

2049Backend/CoreFeature RequestMediumDisplay login page or customizable page to anonymous us...Unconfirmed
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209.09.201504.04.2016 Task Description

Currently, if there are no public project, the anonymous users gets a blank page not very useful. It will be a good idea to have a global configuration parameter to display some customizable-page or maybe the login form instead.

2008User InterfaceTODOLowdifference between related tasks and related linksNew
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18.07.201518.07.2015 Task Description

It should be made clear to the user what related links are in the
"new task" and "edit task" form and what a user should input in these fields.

1481User InterfaceFeature RequestLowDiff visualisationUnconfirmed
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4104.05.200809.03.2015 Task Description

Flyspray should be able to render attached patches visually like, for example, Bugzilla: https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/attachment.cgi?id=4807&action=diff

2531TranslationsFeature RequestLowdetect usage of translation keywordsNew
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110.01.201919.03.2019 Task Description

Some translation keywords of Flyspray are used at more than one code location.

To help translators doing the correct translations, it would help to show in what context a translation keyword is used.
Especially when a keyword is used more than once.

As we have our own translation helper integrated into Flyspray, we could show a ‘translation keyword usage counter’ there and maybe show on request in which file
a translation keyword is used.

It would also help to identify ‘abandoned’ translation keywords that are not used anymore by Flyspray source.

Also it would help to identify when a translation is used at more than one location with maybe different context.

I think we can use a regular expression and scan the whole Flyspray source for that.
(and maybe database entries if there are places that have translation keywords stored - I don’t think so, but better check that too first than forget that case)

The regular expression should match that examples case insensitive for the translation keyword report:

L('report' 
L("report"
eL('report'
eL("report"

but also ugly cases like
l(    'report'
or 
El ( "report"

case insensitive.

But not for example

createURL('report'
2068Backend/CoreInformationLowDeprecated: mysql_connect(): The mysql extension is dep...Unconfirmed
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810.10.201528.09.2020 Task Description

My version of PHP still shows deprecation warnings with flyspray.

Deprecated: mysql_connect(): The mysql extension is deprecated and will be removed in the future: use mysqli or PDO instead in /var/www/flyspray.itiab.co.nz/htdocs/adodb/drivers/adodb-mysql.inc.php on line 353

Have all mysql.connect instances been removed? The connect will be removed from PHP soon and will cause problems.

2432Database QueriesInformationLowDelete tasks from all projects (like factory reset)Unconfirmed
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208.05.201710.05.2017 Task Description

Is there any “ready” SQL query file to delete all tasks and start again ? (without deleting projects, project settings, categories, task types, tags, task statuses etc...)

2124User InterfaceFeature RequestVery LowDefault avatar can't be restoredConfirmed
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227.04.201629.04.2016 Task Description

I unchecked the avatar allowed in the admin panel. I checked it back and set size to 50.
I have to upload an Avatar picture to restore it, but the previous avatar looked like to be html avatar.

Is there a way to restore the html one ?

note: ‘default avatar’ is currently just that guy from the fontawesome webfonts:

<i class="fa fa-user"></i>
2064NotificationsFeature RequestLowDeadline Alert - so Flyspray can send notifications som...Maybe
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106.10.201502.12.2015 Task Description

splitted from  FS#1697  as own task

2527Backend/CoreBug ReportLowDatabase Check »Your mysql supports full utf-8 since 5....Unconfirmed
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105.01.201905.01.2019 Task Description

Steps done to create the problem:
Access /index.php?do=admin&area=checks with a MySQL Version >= 5.5.3

Expected behavior:
Flyspray tests for character set and displays »Your mysql supports full utf-8 since 5.5.3. You are using x.x.x and flyspray tables could be upgraded.« when database schema or one table isn’t set to utf8mb4 character set.

Experienced behavior:
Flyspray always shows this note, even though character set is correct.

As far as I can tell from the source, a query gets executed to the database (and if I do that manually the result is “utf8mb4, utf8mb4_unicode_ci” for my database), but the result doesn’t get checket, the note is always shown (line 123)

2346Backend/CoreFeature RequestLowCustom css inheritanceUnconfirmed
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220.02.201723.02.2017 Task Description

If i set up a custom css in the main FS settings the style doesn’t get applied to all nested projects. I have to set the css to all projects explicitly to get the stylings work on all project pages.
Wouldn’t it be a good idea to first load the css set in the main dialog and after that load an additional css specified in the sub project? Then it would be possible to specify general stylings for all projects and project based stylings also.

2332Backend/CoreBug ReportMediumCSV export filename filteringNew
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224.01.201724.01.2017 Task Description

The filename for the csv export is build based on project name and current date.

Due different handling of web browsers, the appropriate http header should send the filename in ascii and also provide them as utf-8 for web browsers who can handle that.

Related RFC5987

2548User InterfaceFeature RequestLowCSS grid layout for task details page typeNew
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05.05.201905.05.2019 Task Description

Layouts from 320 pixel mobile portrait, tablet sizes and up to 4k monitor landscape mode using

@media queries

Mockups required not only for different sizes, but also different project configurations, user permissions, and task relations.

Should look ok whatever project configuration is done or how weird a task description is.

On wider screens the comments could be beside the task description for instance.
Or some tabs or menus could be shown directly instead of grouping in the tabs.

2626Backend/CoreBug ReportCriticalCreate a new build, last stable is 0.9.9.7 (2012-05-28)...Unconfirmed
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527.02.202105.05.2021 Task Description

The last build is very old, it is possible to create a new build?
- The last RC: 2 years soon
- The last stable: 9 years soon

GitHub Releases section:
- https://github.com/Flyspray/flyspray/releases

Latest release
v1.0-rc9
136c339

Flyspray 1.0-rc9

@peterdd peterdd released this Apr 22, 2019

Stable: http://www.flyspray.org/docs/download/

Flyspray 0.9.9.7 - 28 May 2012
2105Backend/CoreFeature RequestMediumcountermeasures for 'add task anonymous' spamNew
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127.02.201627.02.2016 Task Description

Today I got first SPAM on bugtracker.

Question: Is it possible to enable CAPTCHA for anonymus task add?

Question 2: Is it possible to delete SPAM tasks.

2073Backend/CoreBug ReportLowCouldn't edit comment of anonymous reporterNew
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17.10.201517.10.2015 Task Description

I wanted edit/fix the comment of an anonymous reporter, but the edit shows empty content on editing..

(here on closed, but non yet implemented  FS#218 )

2614EmailBug ReportCriticalConnection timed out #110Unconfirmed
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16.09.202016.09.2020 Task Description

If you are reporting a bug please provide as much information as possible to help understand and reproduce the problem:

Did you installed an official release or did you used an inoffical docker?!

database type and version, php version and OS version/linux distribution flavour, global or project settings you used that could be relevant for reproducing the problem

Steps done to create the problem: Deleate a Task

Expected behavior: Send a email

Experienced behavior:
Completely unexpected exception: Connection could not be established with host smtp.gmail.com [Connection timed out #110]
This should never happend, please inform Flyspray Developers

2444Installer and UpgraderInformationLowcomposer hits memory limitsNew
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04.10.201704.10.2017 Task Description

Quick anwser: enable swap partition on your server.

Tried upgrading a rc4-dev to rc5-dev/rc6/flyspray-master on a virtual server with 500MB RAM and php5.6.30 on the commandline (debian)

After file upgrade, I wanted also update the vendor stuff according to composer.json changes.

But surprisingly this failed:

php composer.phar update

and also after

php composer.phar selfupdate


to version Composer version 1.5.2 2017-09-11 the memory limit bug exists:

The following exception is caused by a lack of memory or swap, or not having swap configured
Check https://getcomposer.org/doc/articles/troubleshooting.md#proc-open-fork-failed-errors for details

PHP Warning:  proc_open(): fork failed - Cannot allocate memory in phar:///var/www/***/composer.phar/vendor/symfony/console/Application.php on line 979

Warning: proc_open(): fork failed - Cannot allocate memory in phar:///var/www/***/composer.phar/vendor/symfony/console/Application.php on line 979

  [ErrorException]
  proc_open(): fork failed - Cannot allocate memory

Also doing a more fresh vendor install like

rm composer.lock
rm vendor/*
(keeps the .htaccess there)
php composer.phar install

300 MB not enough for a handful of php package installations? wtf, but didn’t dig deeper..

I temporarly solved the problem by making a swap partition on this vServer like suggested at
https://getcomposer.org/doc/articles/troubleshooting.md#proc-open-fork-failed-errors

/bin/dd if=/dev/zero of=/var/swap.1 bs=1M count=1024
/sbin/mkswap /var/swap.1
chmod 600 /var/swap.1
/sbin/swapon /var/swap.1
free
             total       used       free     shared    buffers     cached
Mem:        506300     374920     131380      30628      21904     143872
-/+ buffers/cache:     209144     297156
Swap:      1048572          0    1048572

This is just documentation and is for the people who prefer a Flyspray development version from github.com

Full Flyspray release download files do not needs to fiddle with composer.

Maybe an entry for the FAQ

2623EmailBug ReportMediumCompletely unexpected exception on email errorsUnconfirmed
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01.02.202115.03.2021 Task Description

An incorrect email configuration may cause flyspray to hung during several seconds and report an exception.

Environment

* Linux Debian 10
* Nginx
* PHP-7.3 FPM
* Mariadb 10.3
* Flyspray 1.0-rc9

Steps done to create the problem:

  1. Cause a misconfiguration in the email configuration (e.g. an email server rejecting the user authentication)
  2. Try to post a comment on a ticket to generate a notification

Expected behavior:

Report the error in a logfile and gently show a user-friendly notification

Experienced behavior:

Flyspray hungs during several seconds and reports a user-unfriendly error:
The exception occurs in conditions that generate email notifications (e.g. posting a comment on a ticket):

Notice: fwrite(): send of 6 bytes failed with errno=104 Connection reset by peer in /var/www/flyspray/vendor/swiftmailer/swiftmailer/lib/classes/Swift/Transport/StreamBuffer.php on line 240 Completely unexpected exception: Expected response code 250 but got code "421", with message "XXX edited XXX"
This should never happend, please inform Flyspray Developers
2058Backend/CoreBug ReportLowClosing of github.com 'Issues' featureNew
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24.09.201524.09.2015 Task Description

As discussed with the team some time ago, a consolidation of places where issues are discussed is wanted.

One of the results was, that we do not want people post issues to github.com Issues and instead use our own bugs.flyspray.org
and to prefer "to eat our own dogfood" and a have central place to handle tasks.

As a result we tried to reduce the open issueas on github.com. I was in the process of moving 2 of still 7 open issues there to bugs.flyspray.org when suddenly the Issues on github.com were closed. :-( Now the last 5 issues there are lost at the moment for me and the audience, which where mostly informations to interested users, not bugs.

I think just closing it without an easy accessible alternative is not the best solution.

At least we should wait until the oauth2 authentication for github users should be implemented and setup on bugs.flyspray.org , so people browsing github.com, finding Flyspray project just can
"Login with github"-feature on bugs.flyspray.org.

The blocker to do this: Currently there is missing an option to "connect" an oauth "Login with github"- Login with an existend flyspray userlogin.

So that one userid in flyspray can:

  • login with username and password
  • login with one or more of his social accounts (github, facebook, microsoft, g+) if they are enabled (would it restrict to github.com accounts for bugs.flyspray.org)
2439Backend/CoreFeature RequestLowClone a ProjectNew
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15.09.201715.09.2017 Task Description

There is a request for cloning a project on Flyspray mailing list:

Would be a very welcome features to have Project Templates for repetitive workflow. Any idea if its in the pipeline?
Thanks

Well, not yet.

The question is, how exactly you want that project clone.

Do you want just a rough copy of the project table entry?
Thats quite easy and can even be done without programming or writing a line of SQL just by using PHPMyAdmin (or similiar Tools for PostgreSQL) and copy a row of the project table for example.
See yellow marked project table on the right of the attached dbschema screenshot.

The other extreme is copying every project depending list table entries to new ones.
This sure requires some programming, but not too hard to add this to Flyspray. (all yellow marked tables in the attached dbschema screenshot.

I attach a rough form mockup how could this could look like.

Possible solution

  1. add a new file scripts/ folder for instance copyproject.php (check admin permission)
  2. add a template file to themes/CleanFS/templates/copyproject.tpl
  3. Set a link to that clone form page somewhere, for example on the toplevel page of a project (see screenshot)
  4. Handle the adminuser (or add a clonepermission for that project manager usergroup) submitted form careful and savely either by includes/modify.inc.php (or like scripts/copyproject.php to keep it seperate from core)

The link to the clone form looks then ?project=123&do=copyproject

2627Backend/CoreBug ReportLowcheckLogin: Trying to access array offset on value of t...Unconfirmed
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509.03.202111.03.2021 Task Description

FS version: 1.0-rc9
PHP version: 7.4.15
database: mysql
php.ini: error_reporting = E_ALL | E_STRICT

Steps done to create the problem:
- Login as Admin or User, with name “Admin”, not with email.

Experienced behavior:
PHP Notice: Trying to access array offset on value of type bool in …/flyspray-1.0-rc9/includes/class.flyspray.php on line 812

A possible fix is attached as patch.

Think, it is this line in currend code:
https://github.com/Flyspray/flyspray/blob/5b0a3d80fc9612ca8e8743450fbf2c8243b5bf47/includes/class.flyspray.php#L836

2214Backend/CoreInformationLowChanging status of task automaticallyUnconfirmed
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417.10.201606.11.2016 Task Description

Hello again,

I was wondering (again :-) ) if the following scenario is possible for this bug tracking solution:

Our company uses this bug tracker mainly for helpdesk issues. However, our main users (except IT department) don’t seem to easily understand how to change the status of a ticket, they aren’t interested in doing that also.

So I would like to know if there is a way that we can develop some automatisation in changing the status automatically after customer replies to a message.

Let’s see the following scenario:

  1. user A posts a new task
  2. user B assigns himself (or other) to that specific task - the status automatically is changed to Assigned
  3. user B replies to task by adding a comment - as a result of adding the new comment the task status should change automatically to Waiting for customer - without the need that user B to change the status
  4. user A checks the comment from user B and decides to comment back to him. After pressing the Add comment button, the status should change automatically to Waiting for assignee

If the task is needed to have another status, the users can change them manually, but the automated part should be the waiting for customer and assignee.

On a basic algorithm it shouldn’t be hard (if user is logged in and is task owner, then after comment, task detail - status changing to id 4-5 from task-statuses table on mysql; if user is logged in and assigned to task, after adding comment change status 4-5 from task-statuses table).

I saw this thing on an otrs platform and it is quite ok for a simple user like ours.

Is there any way that we can personalise the flyspray in this way?

If yes, please give us an elaborate answer with what I should do for this to work.

Thanks in advance.

2197Backend/CoreBug ReportHighChange Time for everyoneUnconfirmed
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121.08.201622.08.2016 Task Description

Flyspray does not recover the time set in php.ini. On display, the system has two hour delay.

2499User InterfaceBug ReportHighChange recaptcha from using file_get_contents to CurlUnconfirmed
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118.09.201802.11.2018 Task Description

The issue with many servers now and the reason that recaptcha does not work is because it requires servers to enable allow_url_fopen which is a huge security risk. That is why you get the warning message when you try to run recaptcha that file_get_contents failed to connect.

So the solution is to use Curl to do that job.

Here is the fixed file, excuse my mess i had not cleaned up my code yet... but recaptcha now works.

this file goes in the includes dir... you can clean up the file if you like again sorry about that.

2336Backend/CoreBug ReportLowCaptcha validation always fail on registrationUnconfirmed
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1401.02.201715.03.2021
2134Backend/CoreBug ReportHighCannot assign a task to other projectPlanned
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3207.06.201617.02.2019
2160Backend/CoreBug ReportLowCannot "accept" PM close request if already closedUnconfirmed
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14.07.201614.07.2016
2545User InterfaceInformationLowCan't delete system wide 'Task Statuses'Unconfirmed
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320.04.201905.05.2019
2325User InterfaceFeature RequestLowbig image attachments: fit to browser window width in L...New
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310.01.201711.01.2017
2480Backend/CoreInformationLowBetter file organizationUnconfirmed
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110.08.201810.08.2018
2625User InterfaceTODOLowavoid password manager popups in admin prefs areaNew
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peterdd110.02.202110.02.2021
1957User InterfaceFeature RequestLowautomatic temporary storing while writing/editing taskResearching
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209.03.201512.03.2015
2066Installer and UpgraderFeature RequestMediumAutomated site update (like Wordpress)Unconfirmed
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209.10.201510.10.2015
2459User InterfaceFeature RequestLowAttachments on/off and max size setting in Admin Toolbo...Unconfirmed
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116.02.201803.03.2018
1521Backend/CoreFeature RequestLowAssignees should be able to see and create reminders fo...Unconfirmed
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22.11.200818.04.2009
2112APIBug ReportMediumAssigned tickets aren't editable for lower privileged u...Unconfirmed
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231.03.201611.04.2016
1670User InterfaceFeature RequestLowAssign Key-Shortcuts to form fieldsUnconfirmed
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04.12.201004.12.2010
2498TranslationsInformationLowApply variable in language keys to push the local site ...Unconfirmed
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118.09.201802.11.2018
2447Backend/CoreFeature RequestMediumAllow notifications when a new task is createdUnconfirmed
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226.10.201729.10.2017
2427Backend/CoreFeature RequestLowallow hotlinking (direct links) to uploaded filesUnconfirmed
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207.03.201709.03.2017
2094EmailBug ReportHighAfter Upgrade All Users Receive Notifications for All T...Unconfirmed
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4106.01.201613.01.2016
2136User InterfaceBug ReportMediumAfter updating user properties as admin - return to wro...Confirmed
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308.06.201623.07.2016
2344NotificationsBug ReportLowAdmins still get noticed for new users even with the op...Unconfirmed
50%
616.02.201724.03.2017
2025User InterfaceFeature RequestLowAdding new tasks is too undiscoverableUnconfirmed
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109.08.201509.08.2015
2328Backend/CoreFeature RequestMediumAdd [key] support for each project instead of FS#Unconfirmed
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1120.01.201710.02.2017
2216NotificationsFeature RequestLowAdd slack integration (webhook)Unconfirmed
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1118.10.201625.10.2018
2573Backend/CoreTODOLowadd rel nofollow,ugc,.. settingsNew
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peterdd114.09.201915.09.2019
2599Backend/CoreInformationLowadd post request on new task creationUnconfirmed
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30.03.202012.04.2021
2014Database QueriesFeature RequestVery LowAdd MS SQL Server as database backendMaybe
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2120.07.201530.07.2015
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