Bug-tracker --> SCM system autolinkification

Kristis Makris mkgnu at gmx.net
Thu Oct 20 02:14:26 UTC 2005


It'd be swell to see the problem of autolinking from Bugzilla or Mantis
to an SCM system addressed. There have been a few attempts in the past,
from various people (Aleksey now
http://bugzilla.mkgnu.net/show_bug.cgi?id=266#c4, and Dirk Datzert
http://bugzilla.mkgnu.net/show_bug.cgi?id=266#c3 before). It would be
nice if there was a convention 3rd party integration of SCM systems
could follow when it comes to inserting comments in a bug-tracker. Then
bug-trackers could search and parse for that syntax and autolinkify
accordingly to their favorite linkification system (CVSView, WebSVN,

Is it possible to get some ideas thrown out here, and reach some
agreement ?

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