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From Ivan Zhakov <i...@visualsvn.com>
Subject Re: Migrating Subversion issues to ...
Date Tue, 15 Sep 2015 14:51:21 GMT
On 15 September 2015 at 14:40, Mark Phippard <markphip@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 5:59 AM, Bert Huijben <bert@qqmail.nl> wrote:
>>
>>                 Hi All,
>>
>>
>>
>> Here at the hackathon in Berlin we are discussing issue trackers, and more
>> particular how we should eventually move our issues to ASF infrastructure.
>> An old TODO.
>>
>>
>>
>> Ivan just converted the data of the much smaller Serf issuetracker to Jira
>> for the Apache Serf project, and he offers to perform the migration for
>> Subversion too.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> I think we really have 3 options:
>>
>> [ ] Keep our issues on Tigris
>>
>> [ ] Migrate our issues to a new Bugzilla instance hosted by ASF infra
>>
>> [ ] Migrate to the standard ASF Jira installation
>>
>>
>>
>> In Jira we can keep our existing issuenumbers, while for Bugzilla we would
>> need a separate instance.
>>
>>
>>
>> Personally I would choose the third option if we aim to keep as much
>> history as possible (including ascii art and attachments) available after
>> the migration. The information in our issue database is just too valuable to
>> loseā€¦. Even if it will take a few more years to get there.
>>
>>
>>
>>                 Bert
>
>
> +1 on migration.
>
> I would bias the decision in favor of doing the migration over trying to
> solve every problem and letting another year go by.
>
> If Ivan has a working migration for Jira then +1 for that.
>
> I think it is a mistake to get hung up on these other issues that are
> trivial in my opinion.  Monospace vs proportional -- I do not believe anyone
> really cares.  Just let the ascii art get messed up.  Old links not working
> ... not a problem you can solve.  Just move on.
>
> I would just migrate the data to Jira, not try to solve all these problems
> and move forward.  I have seen zero evidence in the years I have been
> involved in this project that anyone really cares about the issue tracker.
> We go out of our way to actively discourage people from using it.  To bog
> down on migration over relatively small problems would just be a waste of
> time and effort.  It sounds like you already will be accomplishing a lot by
> keeping issue numbers roughly the same.
>
> Take that victory and get this done.
>
It seems people generally support idea to move to ASF JIRA. I already
have some data converted and want to perform *test* import  to ASF
JIRA. Just to see how it will like. Should I request ASF INFRA team do
this for us or such request supposed to be created by PMC chair?

-- 
Ivan Zhakov

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