Bugzilla-Front-End Eclipse Plug-In

Gervase Markham gerv at mozilla.org
Sat Oct 4 09:28:39 UTC 2003

Jose de Leon wrote:
> But this would be only for getting reports or query outputs, correct?  
> What about posting data to enter a new bug or to register or logon?

You'd enter a new bug by submitting an HTTP GET, as now - just generated 
by the IDE rather than the browser. Same with logging on.

It's true that there are more screens which would require an XML-based 
format, but writing them isn't hard.

> What if you don't want to use the current bugzilla authentication method 
> but rather your own method 

That we can do; Bugzilla's authentication methods are now pluggable, 
thanks to bbaetz.

> and simply want to post data or retrieve data 
> from calling the command line on the backend and not from http 
> requests.  

There's a Bugzilla command-line interface on Freshmeat.


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