[Sugar-devel] Migration from bugs.sugarlabs.org to Github

James Cameron quozl at laptop.org
Thu Dec 14 14:43:57 EST 2017

No, I don't think our technique is capable of fixing bugs in 0.110.

No, I don't think the XOs will be limited to 13.2.8, and 0.112 is
already available for XOs.

We do seem to be limited as a community in how 0.112 is being tested
to ensure there are no new bugs.

On Thu, Dec 14, 2017 at 03:52:22PM +0200, Tony Anderson wrote:
> Is our bug-fixing technique capable of fixing bugs present in 0.110? It
> appears
> the the XOs will be limited to 13.2.8 and 0.110 for the forseeable future.
> Tony
> On Thursday, 14 September, 2017 10:39 AM, James Cameron wrote:
> >Thanks for the idea.  If someone is available to do it, great.
> >
> >A quick bulk insert of issues could be done using the GitHub API, or
> >it could be done by hand by someone who knows nothing about Sugar.
> >
> >But it feels like unrewarding and wasted work, and there is more
> >important work to do, such as fixing bugs or developing features.
> >
> >We have no plans to shut down the Trac instance bugs.sugarlabs.org and
> >lose access to all those ideas.
> >
> >Also moving them to GitHub seems very unlikely to accelerate the rate
> >at which tickets are resolved.  Firstly, because the very people who
> >might resolve tickets are busy moving tickets.  Secondly, because
> >those of us who are resolving tickets are able to do so with either
> >bugs.sugarlabs.org or GitHub issues.  Where the issue is lodged has no
> >relevance to fixing it.
> >
> >We also lack regular testing and reporting of new issues; either in
> >bugs.sugarlabs.org or GitHub issues.  It has been nice to see GitHub
> >used more, but mostly that is because of account approval delays on
> >bugs.sugarlabs.org.
> >
> >There are some bugs.sugarlabs.org bugs that we may never fix,
> >because the person who wanted them isn't interested any longer.
> >Bringing those bugs into GitHub issues could be disruptive and
> >unnecessary.
> >
> >On Thu, Sep 14, 2017 at 08:10:00AM +0000, Utkarsh Tiwari wrote:
> >>Hi everyone,
> >>
> >>While going through https://bugs.sugarlabs.org today, I came across
> >>a lot of tickets that were raised quite a long time back ( > 2
> >>years). I was wondering if we could do a GCI task of raising those
> >>tickets into their respective Github respositories which can
> >>accelerate the  rate at which our tickets get resolved.
> >>
> >>This way newcomers while going through the SugarLabs repositories
> >>will be able to easily spot the issues regarding the specific repo
> >>they are watching. As not everyone is aware of our bugzilla, this
> >>could be a nice alternative to catching contributor's attention to
> >>raised tickets. What do you all think?
> >>
> >>Regards,
> >>Utkarsh Tiwari
> >>
> >>References:
> >>
> >>[1] https://bugs.sugarlabs.org/
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