Re: PERL MAINTAINERS SUCK - COMPLETE MORONS
On Tue, Jan 09, 2001 at 11:42:06AM -0600, Adam Heath wrote:
> On Tue, 9 Jan 2001, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > I thought the reason for switching from the generated HTML to CGIs was so
> > that the pages could be dynamically generated, and we wouldn't have this
> > problem.
> you're correct, that is the reason. But the indices take too long to fully
> dynamically generate. They would have to read all the bug .status files,
> every time they were requested, and then do sorts all the time.
It's long past time that the BTS had a real database backend. Since the code
is being actively worked on, I assume there are reasons why this isn't feasible
yet. Do you know what they are? Is there any way I can help?