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
> > 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
> > request is published, the ReviewBoard will trigger my script which will
> > 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
> to JIRA tickets in a "Code Review URL" field and update the issue status
> "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.
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