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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