[vtkusers] [vtk-developers] VTK bug hackathon

Berk Geveci berk.geveci at kitware.com
Tue Jun 21 10:54:13 EDT 2016

Brad reminded me that Mantis no longer allow new account registration (due
to spam issues) so that may be a potential issue with using it. We can
still make it work though; many of us have accounts anyway. I am fine with
what others decide. I just didn't want to put undue pressure on Brad & Ben
to make the transition quickly.

On Tue, Jun 21, 2016 at 10:17 AM, Brad King <brad.king at kitware.com> wrote:

> On 06/21/2016 09:44 AM, David Gobbi wrote:
> > The real problem is that issues ported from Mantis have no actual
> > description of the bug, instead they have a link to Mantis.
> That was a choice we made for CMake because the Mantis issues are
> widely cited in the wild so we will keep it up permanently as a
> reference.  Since we're keeping it up anyway we might as well avoid
> duplication.  Also, the Mantis CSV export does not include the
> descriptions so it will take a bit more work to do the migration
> with them.
> For VTK and ParaView we can look at including the descriptions
> if necessary.
> > This slows down the workflow.
> >
> > Correct me if I'm wrong, but with the ported issues we would:
> > 1) locate the issue on gitlab, 2) click the provided link to
> > see the bug description on mantis, 3) return to gitlab to
> > modify the status.
> Yes.  I was concerned about that at first for CMake but it has
> been surprisingly easy to work with the dual pages since the
> migration (e.g. via browser tabs).
> -Brad
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