[Tracker-discuss] Tracker data download success!

Erik Forsberg forsberg at efod.se
Wed Nov 15 17:46:49 CET 2006

onsdag 15 november 2006 17:24 skrev Stefan Seefeld:
> Erik Forsberg wrote:
> > ./fetch_sf_data  1408,75s user 155,14s system 3% cpu 14:20:49,66 total
> >
> > Ah! Finally, after several robustness improvements to the scripts, it
> > seems like my download script has succeeded in fetching the whole
> > database.
> >
> > Next challenge: See if the import scripts still work :-).
> >
> > I'll be back later with a patch for people interested.
> Erik, can we extract the property enumerators (status, category, and group
> values) and integrate them into initial_data.py ? That would allow us to
> get a better picture of the schema and tracker behavior, without having to
> have real issues in the database.

> (I was tempted to manually write them down from looking at the sf.net
> tracker, but thought there was may be a more elegant way to do it :-) )

I'd say that this is the KISS solution. Why bother doing exports of so small 
amounts of data, when it probably takes less time to write them down 

The importer is written in such a way that it will not create double entries 
of status/category/group values, so as long as they don't change names, 
existing values (from initial_data.py) will be used when doing the final 


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