Dynamic parameters

John Wedoff jwedoff at akamai.com
Fri May 11 18:10:41 UTC 2007

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*I'd* certainly love to have something like that.

- -John Wedoff
Jochen Wiedmann wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a use case, which I'd like to discuss here.
> I've got a Bugzilla installation, which is located between two
> networks. In other words, it has two IP addresses. That's not unusual,
> but unfortunately noth IP addresses are unreachable from the
> respective other network. (This cannot be changed: The machine is
> sitting between two large corporate networks and I do not have any
> influence on the routing.)
> In other words, I am forced to change the "urlbase" parameter,
> depending on the clients IP address. Currently I do that by hacking
> Bugzill::Config->Param with a regexp of
>    s/^([^\:]+\:\/\/)([\w\.\-]+)(.*)/$1$ENV{'SERVER_NAME'}$3/
> I wonder whether I am the only one with a similar use case. Are there
> any hooks in Bugzilla, which would allow me to remove my ugly hack? Or
> would `such a hook be a valuable contribution?
> Thanks,
> Jochen
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