SCM Integration support in Bugzilla

Christian Robottom Reis kiko at
Wed Aug 4 19:39:42 UTC 2004

On Wed, Aug 04, 2004 at 12:24:06PM -0700, Kristis Makris wrote:
> > > 2.16.x, Bz 2.18.x and anything in the future. I'd like you to force me
> > > to use a single package (e.g. that is guaranteed to
> > > never break the bugtracking-backend integration, and that we all upgrade
> > > accordingly when schema changes occur.
> >
> > It ain't gonna happen.  The API that exists in 2.14/2.16 is rapidly 
> > going away.  We can probably agree on something for 2.20 and forward 
> This is a fair response. If you don't mind, I'd like to file a bug for
> this. I'd like us to agree on something for 2.20 and forward that will
> be persistent. Bugzilla just has to decide how it wants to be integrated
> :) Dave Swegen had mentioned some thoughts for integration through the
> web over a .cgi, using an admin account. He also had some ideas on
> storing the SCM username within Bugzilla. Whatever you folks decide,
> I'll go with. But please, lets address this.

I'm sure we all agree we need this -- the time is right to write up a
proposal and start filings and fixing bugs to work towards this goal.

There are a few different options for integration here; the nicest one
by far is probably XML-RPC, and IIRC Redhat has some working code that
could be broken apart for bit-by-bit integration. Any takers?

Take care,
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