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Re: issues dump ?

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 10 May 2013 09:20:56 -0400

On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 9:07 AM, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote:
> On 05/09/2013 07:04 PM, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
>> Can we get a periodic data dump of subversion.tigris.org/issues/ onto
>> ASF hardware?
>> Not because we need to migrate from tigris, but because we need to have
>> our own backup of our data. (Yes, there is the issues@ history, but,
>> besides it is not designed for machine parsing, and excludes attachments.)
>> I haven't found a way to export the data via the UI. I'm not sure
>> whether there is no way, or whether my tigris account lacks the "may
>> export project config and history" bit.
> As far as I know, there is no export option available via the UI.
> Moving our tracking off of Tigris and onto ASF hardware has been a
> longstanding (albeit non-blocking) TODO item since we first began courting
> the ASF. I think that if we can all agree on a viable ASF-hosted
> alternative tracker (Bloodhound, bugzilla, or whatever), we should act soon
> to complete this migration and put this issue (no pun intended) to rest.

Getting the data is someone that anyone can do fairly easily. I think
it can even be done anonymously. We created an Eclipse plugin years
ago that created a Eclipse UI for working with the issue tracker and
it uses these mechanisms.

I will dig into the code and send an example later today. I know the
format is XML and I am pretty sure there is a button in the UI to do
this as well. But if not, it is just sending the right GET request.

Mark Phippard
Received on 2013-05-10 15:21:31 CEST

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