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Re: issues dump ?

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 10 May 2013 09:40:19 -0400

On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 9:20 AM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

OK, here is an easy example. This gets the task data for Issue 4365.


You will see the XML contains the information about the attachments,
so it would be easy to go get them.

Mark Phippard
Received on 2013-05-10 15:40:56 CEST

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