Is there a backend interface to bugzilla?

Tom Emerson tree at
Wed Oct 1 18:58:14 UTC 2003

jose at writes:
> I would like to integrate my app with bugzilla but prefer not to use the
> generated html output from bugzilla.  Is there a backend interface to
> bugzilla where I can just post queries and get plain text responses that I
> can parse and display as I need?

I would bootstrap off the existing Perl query code: some of that was
refactored for the templating system, but not all of it. I ended up
writing my own Python interface to the Bugzilla database for some
custom work here. I can make this available to anyone who wants it.

Tom Emerson                                          Basis Technology Corp.
Software Architect                       
  "Beware the lollipop of mediocrity: lick it once and you suck forever"

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