The scripts have been parameterised so that they can be used for other projects besides Debian; however, for a feel of what the results are like please see my local mirror of the Debian Project bug database, which also contains the system's user documentation.
The system runs on Unix and expects to have its own (possibly `virtual') mail domain, with the MTA for the host system being configured to pass mail for the bug system to it via a pipe command. You will need a fairly complete modern Unix installation to use it; most of the code is written in Perl5. A full list of requirements is in the README.
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nCipher, my employers since 1997, needed a similar system, and they agreed to have me parameterise (on company time) the system so that it could be used for other projects including their own.
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