[SciPy-Dev] Trac performance?

Ralf Gommers ralf.gommers@googlemail....
Sun Feb 5 08:11:50 CST 2012

On Sun, Feb 5, 2012 at 2:02 PM, Pauli Virtanen <pav@iki.fi> wrote:

> Hi,
> 05.02.2012 12:59, Ralf Gommers kirjoitti:
> > Is there an end in sight for the troubles with Trac? It's driving me
> > completely crazy. So if not, I'm willing to invest some time in moving
> > all the relevant content on the Trac wikis somewhere else (suggestions
> > welcome). I'm thinking about things like development plans, GSOC info,
> > list of maintainers per module, etc.
> Newer versions of Trac are supposed to alleviate the "database is
> locked" error, which is a PITA. So upgrading the software could help.
> Moving from SQLite to PostgreSQL is also supposed to help.

> I think moving stuff out from the Trac could be useful in any case, as
> its account management is not so transparent. As for the developer wiki
> info --- how about turning on wikis on Github and using them? Does
> someone have experience on how usable they actually are?

Haven't got experience, but see that they were just revamped two weeks ago:
https://github.com/blog/774-git-powered-wikis-improved. They still look
quite simplistic, but we don't need much.

> As for dropping Trac completely -- last time around, I think the Github
> issues system lacked features. I think they've added some stuff since
> then, though.

If the database locked errors can be solved, I think Trac is still better
than Github.

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