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Re: Bug Tracking integration with CVS

From: Steve McIntyre
Subject: Re: Bug Tracking integration with CVS
Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2004 14:43:50 +0100
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On Tue, Apr 06, 2004 at 10:53:43AM -0700, Louis Avrami wrote:
>Hello all,
>On a project that I am currently working on we have a need to
>implement a bug-tracking system.  We would like to integrate
>this bug-trakcing system with our CVS repository, primarily to
>associate what source code changes
>were made to fix a particular bug.
>Can anyone out there suggest the best way to accomplish this?
>>From what I ahve read, one way to do this would be to integrate
>Bugzilla and CVS.  If we were to use Bugzilla for bug tracking,
>it appears that there are two methods that we can use to associate
>bugs with code changes, according to the Bugzilla FAQ (see below).
> If anyone has any experience with either of these and can share
>anything, please let me know.

We've used the first of these at my company; see

for details of the setup we have.

>4.6.2. CVS
>   CVS integration is best accomplished, at this point, using
>the Bugzilla Email Gateway.
>   Follow the instructions in this Guide for enabling Bugzilla
>e-mail integration. Ensure that your check-in script sends an
>email to your Bugzilla e-mail gateway with the subject of "[Bug
>XXXX]", and you can have CVS check-in comments append to your
>Bugzilla bug. If you want to have the bug be closed automatically,
>you'll have to modify the contrib/ script.
>   There is also a CVSZilla project, based upon somewhat dated
>Bugzilla code, to integrate CVS and Bugzilla through CVS' ability
>to email.  Check it out at:

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                address@hidden
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