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Re: Ports Submissions



Maybe this is not a good solution since I have never used it, but why 
not use CTM?

Regards,
Flinn

On Tuesday, May 13, 2003, at 11:25 AM, Liam wrote:

>> Anil Madhavapeddy on 13/5/2003 wrote the bit with this mark:
>
>> Sounds like a good enough idea to me, although it will probably get
>> out of sync with the tree pretty quickly.  Could you also parse cvs
>> commit messages and update the bugzilla/gnats/whatever thingy
>> automatically?
>
> Yes, that is sort of the whole idea. Make it completely automatic.
> When you do a cvs commit, cvs runs the script "commit" in CVSROOT. This
> script can be edited rather easily to automatically change the status 
> of
> the bug report, whether in gnats or a roll your own db.
>
> It should also be trivial to go through the db using a report form and
> simply make sure that the tree is in sync with the db.
>
> The kicker with the system is that it should live inside the openBSD
> system. One would need a DB, direct access to the scripts or programs
> that makeup the bug/port submission system, and direct access to the 
> cvs
> commit script.
>
> Sure it could be done off site but that makes no sense.
>
> I have a prototype that works with bugzilla as sort of a bugzilla 
> module
> (bugzilla is largely written in perl with some templates thrown in).
> There is no reason I cannot:
>
> a) make it work with gnats
>
> b) roll our own custom port submission software
>
> If the group is interested I'll spend the time to make a working
> prototype for whichever method you would like. If not I'll go do some
> more of that work I get paid to do ;-)
> -- 
> Liam Allen               allenwc@shaw.ca
> it may be that your sole purpose in life
> is to serve as a warning to others
>