[Gdal-dev] Motion: Migrate from Bugzilla to Trac

Daniel Morissette dmorissette at mapgears.com
Mon Mar 19 11:09:57 EDT 2007

Could someone summarize the benefits of Trac over Bugzilla that justify 
this migration? Or are we migrating only because that's what OSGeo uses?


Howard Butler wrote:
> All,
> Frank, Mateusz, and I have been working on a Trac instance to go along 
> with our Subversion repository.  It currently lives at 
> http://trac.osgeo.org/gdal .  The bugzilla dump of this incarnation is 
> about two weeks old, so don't get too comfortable with it yet, as there 
> will be at least one more iteration once we decide to make the move.
> I have been tweaking the migration scripts to attempt to get things 
> behaving how we'd like.  I think I have things about as far as we can go 
> in any sort of automated way.  I would like folks to look over the 
> Ticket migration and compare to some equivalents in Bugzilla and confirm 
> that things are behaving as they should.  If you find something, please 
> email the ticket id(s) to me, and I will collate them and see what we 
> might be able to do as part of the automated migration.
> I propose that we let the example stand for a week, and if the PSC is in 
> agreement and there aren't too many awful artifacts from the automated 
> migration, we complete the migration next weekend (Mar 23-24).
> Here's some ticket listings:
> <http://trac.osgeo.org/gdal/report/9>
> <http://trac.osgeo.org/gdal/report/1>
> Howard
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Daniel Morissette

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