Bugzilla and Revzilla (was: Re: Quality)

Ken Ray kray at sonsothunder.com
Sat Nov 11 12:29:13 CST 2006


On 11/11/06 3:48 AM, "Bill Marriott" <wjm at wjm.org> wrote:

> Hi Ken,
> 
> Bugzilla is built on top of MySQL. In fact, there's an explicit attachments
> table that you should be able to write to fairly easily.
> 
> But, poking around in Revzilla, it seems that you're interacting with the
> HTML pages. Wouldn't it theoretically be a lot faster and more efficient to
> talk directly with the back-end using Rev's SQL commands? Just wondering...
> 
> The MySQL database schema for Bugzilla is described at:
> 
> http://www.bugzilla.org/docs/tip/html/dbdoc.html

Good point, Bill. Keep in mind that RevZilla started over two years ago, and
at its beginning it just did simple "new bug" posting, and it's evolved ever
since.

I would be thrilled to modify RevZilla to talk to the DB (assuming RunRev
wants to give me access to do so)...

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software, Inc.
Web site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/
Email: kray at sonsothunder.com





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