bug tracking system

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bug tracking system

(programming)
(BTS) A system for receiving and filing bugs reported against a software project, and tracking those bugs until they are fixed. Most major software projects have their own BTS, the source code of which is often available for use by other projects.

Well known BTSs include GNATS, Bugzilla, and Debbugs.
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P4DTG will significantly accelerate the availability of support for new plug-ins to a variety of defect tracking systems both commercial and homegrown.
Improved access to information, shorter feedback cycles, and more efficient querying and analysis with the new defect tracking system have given 3COM a unique competitive advantage in manufacturing quality.
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