Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#1255 assigned enhancement

Migration from Trac to GitHub issues

Reported by: ajj Owned by: ricardo
Priority: major Milestone: Admin Tasks
Component: SasView Keywords:
Cc: Work Package: Support Infrastructure


Make and execute plan to move from using trac to using GitHub? issues to better integrate tickets with commits and reviews.

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comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by ajj

Notes from Jeff K:

I've had the same thought recently. So much so, that I went searching for utilities and info on how to do it.

Github recently released an API for this express purpose. - The API allows for

Otherwise, there are other utilities available: - This is a simple, scripted migration tool. Pros: simple to use, direct conversion. Cons: No linking trac login names to github login names, emails are sent for every issue (ugh). - Forked from the same source as the first option, but allows for config files for user names. - One more forked from the same originator, probably the most configurable. - Uses the GitHub? API, but streamlines the process. Pros: Configurable, including custom label mapping, linking trac to github users, etc. No emails sent. Infinitely configurable. Atomic, so no possibility of exterior interruptions. Cons: A bit slower than the above because the API sets purposeful speed limits on issue migration. Infinitely configurable.

Of the options I've found, The last one in my list (mavam/trac-hub) seems like the best option, mostly because it uses the pre-existing API set by GitHub?, so emails aren't sent on ticket creation, and linking trac→github is much more configurable, not only for user names, but also for milestones, work packages, and priority.

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by ricardo

I'm playing with this and the github part is OK. However the Trac part using `xmlrpc` is not. It looks like RPC uses port 135 which is blocked for us at the ILL… more news soon.

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by ajj

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