[Geany-Devel] Geany bug hunting week

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Thu Apr 10 07:37:13 UTC 2014

On 10 April 2014 17:20, Matthew Brush <mbrush at codebrainz.ca> wrote:
> On 14-04-09 12:32 PM, Frank Lanitz wrote:
>> On Wed, 9 Apr 2014 23:19:52 +0400
>> Pavel Roschin <roshin at scriptumplus.ru> wrote:
>>> Good point to create accessible bug tracker for Geany:) AFAIK you
>>> don't want use GitHub Issues so people report bugs elsewhere.
>> sf is working for 99,9% of people ok ... ;)

Well, only 99.9% of the people that actually manage to make
bug/feature requests.  We just don't hear from the rest. :(

> It's often not working right for me, losing comments, and being really slow.

Agree SF is terribly slow.

>> (Sorry, github is the same stupid vendor locking as SF is. I will not
>> move from one tracker with issues to another. Maybe sometime somebody
>> will have the time to setup a own instance, it would be good. But to be
>> honest, I didn't see some just working solution for years. They all
>> suck at some point)

Yes, all bug trackers suck in some way.  Anybody wanna make a Geany
bugtracker plugin? ;-)

> You can freely export bug tracker stuff out of both sourceforge and github,
> neither one really locks you in.

Yes both can export JSON, and github can import it (I didn't look at
SF import, I want out not in :-).

Simply use your favourite scripting language (eg Python) to convert
one to the other.

> The thing with Github is you get better integration with source code, like
> closing bugs from commit messages, closing bugs when associated PRs are
> closed, linking with source code, and also it means users don't have to have
> to have multiple logins and stuff (same could be said for using Github wikis

And github website, then Geany would only need its own server for sweetgeany :)

> too). Also the UI is nicer to use IMO.

And easier to search, and waaaay faster.


> Cheers,
> Matthew Brush
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