process_bug.cgi as backend and dontchange

Bradley Baetz bbaetz at
Sat Oct 26 02:52:18 UTC 2002

On Fri, 25 Oct 2002, Christian Reis wrote:

> The problem isn't with the interface changing, but rather with it making
> what I need to do impossible. I'm using Gerv's suggestion to use id_XXX
> (simulating a mass change) and it works fine for now; hopefully, the
> same facility will be offered when process_bug changes by some HTTP (or
> XML-RPC, if that's where we will end up) interface script that can be
> used by software without access or permission to access the bugzilla
> database directly.

Well, eventually you'll do;

my $bug = new Bugzilla::Bug($bug_id);

or something along those lines.

Note the emphasis on 'eventually' :)


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