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Subject: Re: [boost] Slow Bugs Tracker
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-23 11:24:37

on Fri Mar 23 2012, Beman Dawes <> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 12:44 PM, Olaf van der Spek <ml_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Hi Beman,
>> Trac (performance) isn't good, we'd like to replace it with Redmine.
>> Is the steering committe ok with this?
> The steering committee would need a short proposal document that lays
> out the motivation for a change, the pros and cons of Redmine vs Trac,
> and how the transition would be accomplished. Plus a few links to
> relevant info. That will give the SC something specific to vote on.
> Personally, Redmine seems a good choice, but I've a couple of concerns:
> IIUC, performance is a major motivation. A quick try with google found
> many assertions that Redmine was faster than Trac, but no actual
> performance measurements. Has performance actually been measured?

Unlikely. I'm guessing the best way to know whether the speed works for
us is to attempt the migration and see how it goes.

> I also came across a case where someone moved from Trac to Redmine,
> then moved back again a year later because they weren't familiar
> enough with Ruby on Rails, and that caused them admin problems. Is
> that also a likely problem for Boost?

No. I don't know jack about RoR and have been administering a Redmine
installation for a few years with great success.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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