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Subject: Re: [boost] Slow Bugs Tracker
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-04-07 08:33:29

On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 11:35 AM, Olaf van der Spek <ml_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 1:18 PM, Olaf van der Spek <ml_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 11:07 AM, Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> 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?
>>> 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?
>> Dave, Rene,
>> What has been done already?
>> Performance analysis of current situation?
>> What other issue tracker improvement requests exist?
>> IIRC Dave came up with Redmine. Was this discussed already? Might
>> another tracker / solution be better?
> I don't mind working on this, but I do need some starting pointers. Please...

The bug tracker isn't the only thing that's slow...


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