State of Pidgin: Project Infrastructure

Richard Laager rlaager at
Tue Oct 3 15:12:33 EDT 2017

On 10/03/2017 09:49 AM, Ethan Blanton wrote:
> Gary Kramlich wrote:
>> Moving trac should be doable, but there is a lot of magic around our trac
>> install.  Including the stuff that updates tickets when new changes come
>> in.  I think that's doable with a cPanel instance, but I honestly don't
>> know.
> Is there a reason we want to move it?  At the very most, I'd think
> we'd want to forward-port open bugs to a new system.  Trac made a lot
> of sense in the early 2000s, but now I think we just want to leave it
> behind.

I know it's really lame to drop open bug reports, but seriously, that's
what I would do. We shouldn't let perfect be the enemy of good. We have
a lot of problems and I'd much rather just throw the bug reports away
and start fresh moving forward.


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