[Numpy-discussion] Issue tracking

Ralf Gommers ralf.gommers@googlemail....
Sat Jun 23 04:13:23 CDT 2012


On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 11:03 AM, Thouis (Ray) Jones <thouis@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 7:29 PM, Ralf Gommers
> <ralf.gommers@googlemail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 9:49 AM, Thouis (Ray) Jones <thouis@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >>
> >> On Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 7:43 PM, Travis Oliphant <travis@continuum.io>
> >> wrote:
> >> > I have turned on issue tracking and started a few labels.   Feel free
> to
> >> > add
> >> > more / adjust the names as appropriate.     I am trying to find
> someone
> >> > who
> >> > can help manage the migration from Trac.
> >>
> >> Are the github issues set up sufficiently for Trac to be disabled and
> >> github to take over?
> >
> >
> > You lost me here. You were going to set up a test site where we could see
> > the Trac --> Github conversion could be tested, before actually pushing
> that
> > conversion to the numpy Github repo. If you sent a message that that was
> > ready, I must have missed it.
> >
> > The current state of labels on https://github.com/numpy/numpy/issues is
> also
> > far from complete (no prios, components).
>
> I wasn't completely clear.  What I meant to ask:
>
> "Are the github issues (and labels) set up well enough for Trac to be
> disabled for accepting new bugs and to point users filing new bugs to
> github instead?"
>
> (The answer to which is "no", based on your reply).
>

I don't think it's a problem that a few issues have already been filed on
Github, but we'll have to properly label them by hand later.

Making Github the default or only option now would be a bit strange. It
would be better to first do the conversion, or at least have it far enough
along that we have agreed on workflow and labels to use.

Ralf


> I was under the impression that github issues could become the default
> for new bugs even before the old bugs were moved, but perhaps I
> misunderstood.  I can see arguments for and against this. The primary
> argument in favor is that it would be easier to transition old bugs to
> a known set of labels, rather than trying to define the labels at the
> same time as moving the bugs.  (This is more a concern on my part
> about stepping on toes than a difficulty in knowing what labels are
> needed, though.)
>
> Ray Jones
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