The Bugzilla Migration Framework

Gervase Markham gerv at
Mon Oct 26 10:22:44 UTC 2009

On 24/10/09 06:42, Max Kanat-Alexander wrote:
> 	I just checked in, a framework for migrating from other
> bug-tracking systems to Bugzilla.

Cool :-)

> 	Also, this makes migration a first-class part of Bugzilla, not part of
> contrib/. This means that we will maintain the migration framework, and
> the migrators themselves, and if they break, that's a regression.

Do we then have an install of GNATS on Landfill that we are planning to 
use to test the migrator with?

> 	1) It is non-destructive. You can migrate into an existing Bugzilla
> installation!

An obvious consequence of this is that someone could write a Bugzilla 
migrator, and you could use it to merge Bugzilla installations.

> 	5) It is capable of doing a "dry-run" of your migration, so that you
> can see if everything is going to go well before actually committing
> anything to the database.

That's particularly brilliant.

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