Is there a backend interface to bugzilla?

Luis Villa louie at
Wed Oct 1 19:23:54 UTC 2003

On Wed, 2003-10-01 at 14:58, Tom Emerson wrote:
> 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.

Depending on how complete it is (and to a lesser extent what level of
abstraction it sits at, i.e., how easy it would be to maintain) there
may be people willing to give their first-born children for that. 


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