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Subject: Re: [boost] Slow Bugs Tracker
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-17 14:15:32

on Sat Dec 17 2011, Rene Rivera <> wrote:

> On 12/17/2011 7:56 AM, Dave Abrahams wrote:
>> on Sat Dec 17 2011, Eric Niebler<> wrote:
>>> On 12/15/2011 9:38 PM, Dave Abrahams wrote:
>>>>> Any suggestion to migrate to another system (may it be build system,
>>>>> version control system, bug tracking system), should have some
>>>>> rudimentary measurements of the costs involved and the likely benefits
>>>>> that would come out of it.
>>>> Certainly that is very true.
>>> Here's one benefit: right now, Trac is giving me an internal error
>>> (database is locked) whenever I try to log in. This is not an isolated
>>> incident. I've complained about this here several times before, as have
>>> others. It's a Friday evening. How much load could there possibly be on
>>> the server? I just want to see my bug list. This is pathetic.
>> I've just poked OSUOSL about our hosting request again. If nothing else
>> they can reconstitute the Trac there and give it sufficient resources
>> for a while. Hopefully they'll be able to do a Redmine migration
>> also...
> Having looked at Redmine this week. About the only complaint I've seen
> about it is that its UI is not as good as Trac.

Overall, I'd say it's better. Just IMO of course.

> But that seems like a minor issue given it's other attributes. So I'm
> all for moving to Redmine ASAP. In other words.. Either we move
> directly to Redmine in the new server. Or see if we can move to
> Redmine in the current server. And the holidays might be the perfect
> time to do this move since it will make it less impact on users.

I think it would be less disruptive to move Trac hosting and give the
OSUOSL people some time to get the Redmine translation perfect.

Dave Abrahams
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