And also, is that extension ready to use or still under developing? I can 
do some test work for you if you like to.

On Wednesday, March 12, 2014 3:12:34 PM UTC-4, A.M. wrote:
>
> On Wed, 12 Mar 2014 08:15:36 -0700 (PDT), Allen 
> <zhangs...@gmail.com<javascript:>> 
>
> wrote: 
> > Hi guys, 
> > 
> > Does anybody familiar with the Hook system of ReviewBoard? 
> > The thing is my team really needs a feature that requires ReviewBoard to 
> > create a Jira ticket along with a new code review request. 
> > Write an extension is too much work for me and I also dont think it`s a 
> > good idea to directly modify the source code of ReviewBoard, so I am 
> > wondering is it possible to just write a script, and when a new code 
> review 
> > 
> > request is published, the ReviewBoard will trigger my script which will 
> do 
> > the Jira ticket creation? 
> > I have looked into the Hook`s documentation but did not get any helpful 
> > information. 
>
> We initially implemented a reviewboard extension to add the reviewboard 
> URL 
> to JIRA tickets in a "Code Review URL" field and update the issue status 
> to 
> "In Code Review". What we discovered is that, since the operation is 
> synchronous with JIRA, it slowed down submitting changes to reviewboard. 
> Also, when JIRA dies (not an uncommon occurrence), the request to update 
> the JIRA issue can just puke in the log file, cause reviewboard timeouts, 
> and is then subsequently lost. 
>
> To mitigate these problems, we implemented a cron job that polls for the 
> latest reviewboard changes and updates JIRA out-of-band. The cron job uses 
> the rbtools and jira-python modules. The downside is that the JIRA issue 
> updating is not instantaneous. 
>
> Cheers, 
> M 
>

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