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mantisbt:faq [2009/07/28 08:50]
vboctor Renamed Mantis to MantisBT
mantisbt:faq [2019/01/15 09:42] (current)
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-====== MantisBT Frequently Asked Questions ======+====== Frequently Asked Questions ====== 
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 +This section of the Wiki is not well maintained. **Expect to get broken links and outdated information!**
  
 ===== Customisation ===== ===== Customisation =====
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 MantisConnect also includes sample applications that uses the provided client libraries to provide useful tools.  This includes an Eclipse plug-in written in Java, a NAnt task to submit MantisBT issues written in .NET, and many others. MantisConnect also includes sample applications that uses the provided client libraries to provide useful tools.  This includes an Eclipse plug-in written in Java, a NAnt task to submit MantisBT issues written in .NET, and many others.
  
-MantisConnect now comes as part of the standard MantisBT installation package and can be found under the '{$mantis_install_dir}/api/soap' directory. To see what functionality is currently provided via MantisConnect, [[http://bugs.mantisbt.org/api/soap/mantisconnect.php|check the WSDL available here]].+MantisConnect now comes as part of the standard MantisBT installation package and can be found under the '{$mantis_install_dir}/api/soap' directory. To see what functionality is currently provided via MantisConnect, [[http://www.mantisbt.org/bugs/api/soap/mantisconnect.php|check the WSDL available here]].
  
 ==== Does MantisBT provide an XML-RPC interface? ==== ==== Does MantisBT provide an XML-RPC interface? ====
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 Yes, checkout [[http://www.futureware.biz/mantiswap|MantisWAP]].  MantisWAP provides a very light weight interface for MantisBT access through a smart phone or PDA.  It is optimize for speed and minimization of consumed bandwidth. Yes, checkout [[http://www.futureware.biz/mantiswap|MantisWAP]].  MantisWAP provides a very light weight interface for MantisBT access through a smart phone or PDA.  It is optimize for speed and minimization of consumed bandwidth.
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 +==== Does MantisBT integrate with Drupal? ====
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 +Checkout [[http://drupal.org/project/bugbits|BugBits]].
  
 ==== Does MantisBT integrate with XOOPS? ==== ==== Does MantisBT integrate with XOOPS? ====
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 [[http://www.phprojekt.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=Downloads&file=index&req=viewdownloaddetails&lid=69&ttitle=Mantis_(bugtracker)_as_addon|MantisBT port for PHProject]] [[http://www.phprojekt.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=Downloads&file=index&req=viewdownloaddetails&lid=69&ttitle=Mantis_(bugtracker)_as_addon|MantisBT port for PHProject]]
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 ==== Does MantisBT integrate with Joomla? ==== ==== Does MantisBT integrate with Joomla? ====
  
-[[http://nuy.info/downloads/index.php?dir=Developments%20by%20CMS/Mambo/mantis/|MantisBT Single-Sign-On with Joomla]] - has security issue, not recommended to install at this time.+[[http://www.nuy.info/apps/owl/browse.php?sess=0&parent=146&expand=1&fileid=710|MantisBT Single-Sign-On with Joomla]] - has security issue, not recommended to install at this time
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 +[[http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions/communities-a-groupware/project-a-task-management/12287|Joomla plugin]] - uses MantisBT SOAP API to display and add issues.
  
 ==== Does MantisBT integrate with CVS? ==== ==== Does MantisBT integrate with CVS? ====
  
-Yes.  See the following resources: +Yes for old versions, no for versions >= 1.3.0
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-  * [[http://www.mantisbt.org/manual/manual.configuration.source.control.integration.php|Manual page for source control integration]] +
-  * [[http://freshmeat.net/projects/scmbug/|ScmBug Project]]+
  
 ==== Does MantisBT integrate with Subversion? ==== ==== Does MantisBT integrate with Subversion? ====
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   * [[http://www.mantisbt.org/bugs/view.php?id=7076|Sample post commit file]]   * [[http://www.mantisbt.org/bugs/view.php?id=7076|Sample post commit file]]
-  * [[http://www.mantisbt.org/manual/manual.configuration.source.control.integration.php|Manual page for source control integration]]+  * [[http://www.mantisbt.org/manual/admin.config.sourcecontrol.html|Manual page for source control integration]]
   * [[http://freshmeat.net/projects/scmbug/|ScmBug Project]]   * [[http://freshmeat.net/projects/scmbug/|ScmBug Project]]
  
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   * Consider using UTF8 encoding.   * Consider using UTF8 encoding.
   * Submit an issue into the [[http://www.mantisbt.org/bugs/|Mantis Bug Tracker]] and attach a compressed version of the file.   * Submit an issue into the [[http://www.mantisbt.org/bugs/|Mantis Bug Tracker]] and attach a compressed version of the file.
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 ===== Migration to MantisBT ===== ===== Migration to MantisBT =====
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 +The information below might be out of date; the scripts may have been written to export from an old version of the source tracker, and target an equally obsolete version of MantisBT.
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 +Use with caution and at your own risks.
  
 ==== Migration from Custom Bugtrackers ==== ==== Migration from Custom Bugtrackers ====
  
 A lot of companies use a custom bug tracker that is built in-house.  Obviously there won't be a standard script that can be used to import that.  Hence, the way to approach this would be to export the data to a csv file then import it into MantisBT.  Use this [[http://www.mantisbt.org/bugs/view.php?id=4220|MantisBT patch]] which adds support for importing CSV files into the MantisBT database.  A lot of companies use a custom bug tracker that is built in-house.  Obviously there won't be a standard script that can be used to import that.  Hence, the way to approach this would be to export the data to a csv file then import it into MantisBT.  Use this [[http://www.mantisbt.org/bugs/view.php?id=4220|MantisBT patch]] which adds support for importing CSV files into the MantisBT database. 
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    * [[http://www.mantisbt.org/bugs/view.php?id=7469|PHP script]] implemented by afontquerni.    * [[http://www.mantisbt.org/bugs/view.php?id=7469|PHP script]] implemented by afontquerni.
-   * [[http://www.cadencetools.org/projects/bugzilla2mantis/|Perl script]] implemented by [[http://crisdaniluk.com/|Cris Daniluk]] - links are currently broken.+   * [[http://www.l3jane.net/wiki/factory%3Abugzilla2mantis|Another PHP script]]  
 +   * [[http://www.mantisbt.org/bugs/view.php?id=8071|Perl script]] originally written by Cris Daniluk, with some fixes & improvements by various contributors 
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 +See also the notes in [[http://www.mantisbt.org/bugs/view.php?id=8071|issue #8071]]
  
 ==== Migration from GNATs to MantisBT ==== ==== Migration from GNATs to MantisBT ====
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 See this [[http://www.mantisbt.org/bugs/view.php?id=7059|issue]] for a C# console application that migrates TaskVision to MantisBT. See this [[http://www.mantisbt.org/bugs/view.php?id=7059|issue]] for a C# console application that migrates TaskVision to MantisBT.
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 +==== Migration from FlySpray to MantisBT ====
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 +See this [[http://www.mantisbt.org/bugs/view.php?id=10087|issue]] for a Perl script that migrates FlySpray to MantisBT.
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