Having a Bugzilla bug update trigger another system

David Marshall dmarshal at yahoo-inc.com
Tue May 1 02:16:13 UTC 2012

On 4/30/12 6:52 PM, "Andy" <anfisher at yahoo.com> wrote:

> We're looking at triggering an external process on our servers when a
> Bugzilla bug (a bug that is contained within a given Bugzilla query) is
> changed.

We do something like this on our 3.6 instance, using the bug_end_of_create
and bug_end_of_update hooks. On 3.4, these hooks appear to be called
bug-end_of_create and bug-end_of_update.

> Historically, we've had a cron to do this (the cron polls our Bugzilla
> 3.4.2 instance for any updated bugs on a regular basis), but it would be
> great if we could trigger this process only when necessary.  I guess it
> might be possible to do something through Bugzilla email notifications
> (e.g. checking an email inbox for incoming Bugzilla notifications that
> meet some criteria), but is there any other / easier way of having
> Bugzilla changes notify or trigger some other system?

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