Labels: Type-Defect Priority-Medium
New issue 2182 by ch...@newbold.org: ReviewBoard cannot cope with Perforce
What version are you running?
We have a enterprise-wide Perforce environment that includes multiple,
redundant servers. These servers are behind Perforce proxies that direct
clients to the appropriate server based on geographic and/or server status.
While clients can connect to the proxies, direct connections to the
server(s) are explicitly disallowed.
The problem with ReviewBoard is that:
(1) post-review insists that the server address in the repository
configuration match that found in the output of 'p4 info';
'p4 info' returns the identity of the _actual_ Perforce server,
not the proxy.
(2) Configuring the ReviewBoard repository with the server name
from 'p4 info' allows post-review to work, but all Perforce
operations from the server fail as they attempt to contact
the server directly rather than through the proxy.
(3) There does not appear to be any configurable logging to
see the Perforce commands that ReviewBoard is issuing or any
resulting errors--making this issue very hard to diagnose.
(Perhaps I've overlooked something here, though...)
This is effectively a show-stopper for us.
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