[mapserver-dev] http://mapserver.gis.umn.edu and bug numbers

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Mon Jun 1 05:32:13 PDT 2020

On 2020-06-01 9:12 a.m., Jeff McKenna wrote:
> On 2020-05-31 8:20 a.m., Seth G wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> There are a few comments referring to (I think) is the old TRAC site 
>> before the GitHub migration.
>> For example:
>> /* Constructor and destructor for webObj
>>     http://mapserver.gis.umn.edu/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=579 */
>> Do these IDs map to the GitHub numbers? E.g above should now point to 
>> https://github.com/mapserver/mapserver/issues/579 ? The issue doesn't 
>> seem particularly relevant to the webObj, but it is MapScript related.
>> As the TRAC site is offline would it be of benefit to update these links?
> Yes they should match exactly.  More details on this:
> - http://mapserver.gis.umn.edu/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=579 => 
> https://github.com/mapserver/mapserver/issues/579
> - you can see the related changes to that ticket in this commit by SeanG 
> https://github.com/mapserver/mapserver/commit/29eef6ee2ddc3d87782a94f21954b781e7d261cc 
> - the reference to that ticket in web.i is likely a copy/paste error:
>    - the web.i changes you referenced were added through ticket 
> https://github.com/mapserver/mapserver/issues/1798
>    - the related changes for ticket 1798 are 
> https://github.com/mapserver/mapserver/commit/5e805ddea

Maybe that web.i link was referring to an SVN id: 
http://svn.osgeo.org/mapserver/trunk@5497  (and he forgot a digit from 
5497 and it became 579 : see top of 

That's all I can give you from my sleuthing powers ha.  Hope my messages 
light up someone else's lightbulb.


Jeff McKenna
MapServer Consulting and Training Services

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