[FFmpeg-devel] Old roundup & our Trac

Clément Bœsch ubitux at gmail.com
Tue May 22 00:29:24 CEST 2012

On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 12:22:41AM +0200, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> On date Sunday 2012-05-20 21:22:41 +0200, Reimar Döffinger encoded:
> > On Sun, May 20, 2012 at 08:31:36PM +0200, Clément Bœsch wrote:
> > > But before we start this, I'd like to know what we really are willing to
> > > do with this roundup data. If we want to query each issue and add it to
> > > our Trac (assuming we mapped the current users and fill the gap by
> > > creating accounts for the others), it will mean the old roundup issues
> > > will be on top of the Trac entries, which is really not a good idea IMO.
> > > 
> > > The other solution I think would be saner is to move back to the roundup
> > > and then add our Trac issues on top of it.
> > 
> > I don't really like either.
> > IMHO a static, read-only, searchable version of the old roundup is fine and good
> > enough.
> > If we have additional comments on some issue we can import them into
> > trac and add a reference back.
> > What value do you see this bug-juggling adding?
> Same opinion here, better squashing bugs than collecting bugs, and I
> have to say that I like trac much better than I was used to like
> roundup, so I don't like the idea of going back to roundup (also if we
> don't have the complete DB it is not going to work anyway).

Sure OK, it was just a suggestion :)

> Having a RO roundup may sure help (with write permission rights to
> developers in case they want to close/inspect them), also consider
> that many issues were imported (manually) by Carl into trac, but given
> the lack of manpower I'd say that's not high priority.

Yes, actually I thought it could become a priority if Libav has the bad
idea to trash the roundup when they are done importing the issues to the

Clément B.
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