Bug Reports Evolution in Open Source Systems

  • Wajdi Aljedaani
  • Yasir Javed
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 753)


Open Source Software communities usually utilize open bug reporting system to enable users to report and fix bugs. In addition, the lifetime of most open source system stays for long periods of time. In this work, we comprehensively examine the evolution of bug reports in four different open source systems from various languages. The selected project are analyzed since 2004 in order to find how many bugs are reported compared to their resolution. We report our results and some recommendations to the open source community.


Bug repository Bug report Open-source system bugs 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Al-Kharj College of TechnologyAl-KharjSaudi Arabia
  2. 2.Network Security Research Group, Faculty of Computer Science and Information TechnologyUniversiti Malaysia SarawakKota SamarahanMalaysia
  3. 3.Prince Sultan UniversityRiyadhSaudi Arabia

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