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Re: Issue Tracker Used? Git migration checklist.

The message that this message links to seems to have a comprehensive
list in it, what's still current?

Or has nothing been achieved since then?



On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 12:11 AM, Fred Cooke <> wrote:
> Hello Binutils People,
> Firstly, is the bugzilla issue tracker in regular use?
> I'm unsure if the interface is bad, I'm bad at searching, or it's
> largely unused. Clarification requested. Certainly I've not seen it
> linked/referenced much on the list and I know it's absolutely core to
> my dev process.
> If it is indeed used, that's fine. If not, let me know where to
> recreate the following issue-set. If not, and there isn't an
> alternative, let me know to defer this email chain until a FOSS
> licensed JIRA can be setup, or a MantisBT instance, or something -
> something that people will use.
> ------------------------------------------------------
> I've created the following issue to act as a parent and checklist for
> things preventing binutils from entering the 21st century at full
> noise including a fluxgate capacitor:
> I recall a number of things being mentioned with regards completing
> the migration, however not enough to create the sub issues myself. I
> can knock them up if you can make them clear to me here.
> I fear that without some organisation and direction and a clear set of
> tasks with a checkbox next to them, it'll never happen. So this is it,
> I'm taking the raging bull by the horns and at the least, will help
> organise it.
> What I do recall is that other projects share certain resources. Can
> someone knowledgeable on this subject detail exactly what the
> structure looks like, preferably with a diagram (if it's complicated
> enough to warrant one).
> Someone also mentioned "need natives windows git client", may I
> present msysgit:
> I've been using this for years, when forced (at gun point) to use
> Windows, and it's excellent. It's mildly slower than git on Linux due
> to the fork process in NT, however still way faster than anything
> else, so that's moot.
> What else is required to complete the migration, let's formalise this,
> and get it out of the way, once and for all.
> Initial list:
> 1) Structure for sharing resources with other related projects.
> 2) ???
> Regards,
> Fred.

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