[MacPorts] #15908: Ticket queries are not useful

William Siegrist wsiegrist at apple.com
Fri Jul 18 19:38:12 PDT 2008

On Jul 18, 2008, at 5:13 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On Jul 18, 2008, at 15:58, Bryan Blackburn wrote:
>> On Jul 18, 2008, at 11:35 AM, William Siegrist wrote:
>>> You should keep an eye on <http://trac.macports.org/ticket/15210>
>>> then which will allow you to use the Custom Query page to search for
>>> tickets about a specific port. This wont solve the problem of users
>>> not knowing which port is actually broken when its a dependency that
>>> fails, but its better than what we currently have.
>> I always just go to the custom query page [1], add a summary filter,
>> and put the port name there; as long as people follow the proper trac
>> ticketing guidelines [2] this works quite nicely.  E.g., only three
>> hits for open sbcl tickets (#14036, #14241, and #15157).
> I do this too.
>> I've found using the base search portion of trac, though, does result
>> in lots of excess, since it defaults to search tickets (all parts of
>> them, open and closed), changesets, and the wiki...
> I used the default search box in Trac a couple times when we first  
> switched to Trac, then never again, because it never gave me the  
> results I needed.
> Would like a search box added which does just a summary search on  
> tickets. Not sure where it should be placed but it's almost the only  
> search I do. Add a drop-down menu for whether you want to search for  
> new or open or closed tickets and you've taken care of a majority of  
> users' search needs I think. Like in the attached ticket_search.php.
> < 
> ticket_search 
> .php 
> ><search_redirect.php>_____________________________________________

I can add this to Trac along with some other plugins I have planned  
for MP...



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