Trac to GitLab migration underway

Phyx lonetiger at
Wed Mar 13 08:18:01 UTC 2019

Hi all,

Question, how do I view only Windows issues? I see there is a windows tag
but nothing is linked to it. And tickets contain sporadically the "Trac
Metadata" field.

So I'm not sure how to get the same overview I used on trac.

Kind regards,

On Tue, Mar 12, 2019, 18:42 Richard Eisenberg <rae at> wrote:

> > On Mar 11, 2019, at 8:13 PM, Ben Gamari <ben at> wrote:
> >
> > Richard Eisenberg <rae at> writes:
> > For instance, consider the case of
> > #16347 [1]. You will note that below the "Related issues" section there
> > is a list of related merge requests (strangely formatted completely
> > differently).
> Aha. That's exactly what I wanted. If that note is added to an issue when
> an MR mentions the issue number, I'm quite satisfied.
> >
> > To be honest, how this list is formed is a bit of a mystery to me. The
> > fact that !525 is included is not surprises: !525 mentions #16347 in
> > its description. However, !436 is a bit less obvious since it does not
> > mention #16347 at all. My hypothesis is that it is transitively included
> > via #16344, which does mention #16437 and is related to it.
> Transitive closures have a habit of sometimes getting large. But we'll
> tackle that problem when/if it comes up.
> > Indeed, as I mentioned earlier this may be a bit of a hard thing to
> > accomplish in the near-term. One measure we could take to ensure that
> > tests aren't forgotten is to include a "field" in the default merge
> > request description which contributors would be asked to fill in with
> > the names of the tests that cover their change.
> That's not a bad starting point. But it will hit only new contributors,
> right? Or will I be filling out such a form too (it's been a few weeks
> since my last patch submission, I'm afraid.)
> Thanks!
> Richard
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