Bug tracker

Ivan Habunek ivan.habunek at gmail.com
Thu Oct 18 23:36:57 PDT 2012

Nice work Dirk. One thing: maybe you should consider putting a (much)
smaller picture in the header. This one takes up a lot of real
estate... I can open a ticket if you wish. :-)


On 18 October 2012 23:46, Dirk Hohndel <dirk at hohndel.org> wrote:
> We discussed this a while ago and I was sceptical at first, but in
> preparation for 2.1 I realized that that was foolish.
> All this is always a compromise. How much work do I want to spend on
> installing and configuring and maintaining it? So I opted for something
> fairly simple and bare-bones. Yet it should be reasonably easy to use
> and powerful and allow anonymous bug submissions (I HATE HATE HATE bug
> trackers that require you to create an account). Oh, and of course it
> had to be actively maintained and open source.
> After looking around a bit during a couple of sleepless nights I
> installed and configured Trac for Subsurface.
> http://trac.hohndel.org
> And those paying close attention to the commit logs will have noticed
> that we even have git integration - so commits that fix bugs that are
> tracked in Trac can simply say so by referencing the bug number - and
> Trac automagically closes the ticket.
> That last commit that (hopefully) fixes Linus' problem with translations
> when Subsurface was properly installed under Linux?
> I created a ticket for it:
> http://trac.hohndel.org/ticket/2
> and then the commit message marks that ticket as fixed.
> commit 834825f4061b1d74f6925233cdf9d1be1fdcc8f7
> Author: Dirk Hohndel <dirk at hohndel.org>
> Date:   Thu Oct 18 14:30:45 2012 -0700
>     Find translation files on Linux after Subsurface was installed
>     So far we only looked in the a local subdirectory, but once Subsurface has
>     been installed, we don't need to change the search path for translation
>     files anymore.
>     Fixes #2
>     Signed-off-by: Dirk Hohndel <dirk at hohndel.org>
> Cool :-)
> I don't necessary expect everyone here on this list to use Trac to
> report problems. I think it's much more natural to do this in email,
> especially when the report comes with a patch attached :-)
> But I was thinking that most "regular users" (which we will hopefully
> attracr once we release 2.1 as binaries for Windows and Mac) will prefer
> more traditional bug tracking system to report their problems.
> Please take a look and tell me what needs to change to make this more
> useful.
> Thanks
> /D
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