Is there a backend interface to bugzilla?

Jim Walters jimw at
Thu Oct 2 02:32:55 UTC 2003

My suggestion is to talk to Dave Lawrence. I think he was the one
working on the Redhat XML-RPM. As I recall there are a couple of flavors
and I'm not sure many of the clients support both.

On Wed, 2003-10-01 at 15:53, Eric S. Raymond wrote:

> Gervase Markham <gerv at>:
> > Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> > >* We could design a custom transaction protocol with some minor advantages 
> > >  if we wanted to, but since Red Hat has already done the work for XML-RPC
> > >  and there is even prototype client code out there (bugzuki) why not take
> > >  advantage of that?
> > 
> > This is the first I (or Google) have heard of this. Does anyone have any 
> > more details?
> Not much to tell.  Red Hat put XML-RPRC aupport into...the 2.17version
> of Bugzilla, I think we discovered.  There's a prototype XML-RPC
> client called bugzuki.  zach and justdave and kiko and I have more or
> less agreed on a plan for supporting remote-scripted bug submissions
> that involves folding the Red Hat mods into the Bugzilla mainline.
> My goal in all this is to be able to remote-script package submissions
> to Fedora.  But it quickly became clear that the problem needed to be
> pushed upstream to you guys, so I'm here helping and nudging.

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