Pybugz

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Pybugz is a command line interface to Gentoo Bugzilla.

Installation

Emerge

Install the www-client/pybugz package:

root #emerge --ask www-client/pybugz

Documentation

Please read man 5 pybugz.d for configuring pybugz. The README on GitHub has general informations. Help about using bugz is available with

user $bugz <subcommand> -h

The subcommands are: attach, attachment, connections, get, modify, post, search.

Easy configuration for bugs.gentoo.org

pybugz comes with a predefined profile for bugs.gentoo.org except for a required API key. Create an API key in the web interface and write it to the suitable place(s)

screenshot from bugzilla.gentoo.org helping to navigate to the API Keys tab
bugzilla.gentoo.org screenshot with numbers: 1 Preferences, 2 API Keys
  • Visit the API keys tab and login if prompted
  • Generate a new key and write an optional description
  • Edit ~/.bugzrc and add key=<api key>
  • Do this for every user, e.g. root, <user>

Check if everything works with

bugzilla.gentoo.org screenshot assisting in generating a new API key.
bugzilla.gentoo.org screenshot assisting in generating a new API key. With numbers: 3 activated check box, 4 optional description, 5 Submit changes
user $bugz search arm64

Examples

Attach plain text file $log to bug $bugnumber:

user $bugz attach -c "text/plain" -d "build log" $bugnumber $log
bugzilla.gentoo.org screenshot showing the generated key
bugzilla.gentoo.org screenshot showing the generated key. 6: the generated key to copy to .bugzrc