Thanks Bill for your answer.

I've wrote some PERL scripts to help me with linking Bonsai and Bugzilla. In
case anybody else, needs them, let me know.


bill barry wrote:
> Ralu wrote:
>> Hello everybody,
>> I am doing a research project on defect prediction on open source
>> software
>> and I am using the Firefox source code to run some algorithms. I would
>> like
>> to get reports for the bugs or / and the defects in Firefox for each file
>> in
>> the project. How can I do that? For example, is there an easy way to find
>> out that the file nsBookmarksFeedHandler.cpp has, let’s say, 100defects?

> The best way I can think of is to use bonsai
> (http://bonsai.mozilla.org/cvsqueryfo...sroot=/cvsroot). You will
> not get open bugs (they haven't had a commit yet), but you will get all
> bugs that affected the related file. From here, you could create a
> buglist and get things like open dates and time open. You could write
> some odd script that could do this in an automated fashion (I don't
> think getting the buglist would be too hard for a greasemonkey script,
> and once you started one you might even be able to get others to help
> out on it).
> See, the trouble with the open ones is that most of the people who file
> bugs in bugzilla don't really know what file the bug is in.
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