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NAME ^

BZ::Client::Group - The API for creating, changing, and getting info on Groups

VERSION ^

version 4.4002

SYNOPSIS ^

This class provides methods for accessing and managing Groups in Bugzilla.

 my $client = BZ::Client->new( url       => $url,
                               user      => $user,
                               password  => $password );

 my $id = BZ::Client::Group->create( $client, \%params );

CLASS METHODS ^

This section lists the class methods, which are available in this module.

create

 $id = BZ::Client::Group->create( $client, \%params );

This allows you to create a new Group in Bugzilla.

History

Marked as unstable as of Bugzilla 5.0.

Parameters

Some params must be set, or an error will be thrown. These params are noted as Required.

name

name (string) A short name for this group. Must be unique.

This is infrequently displayed in the web user interface.

Required.

description

description (string) A human-readable name for this group. Should be relatively short.

This is what will normally appear in the UI as the name of the group.

Required.

user_regexp

user_regexp (string) A regular expression. Any user whose Bugzilla username matches this regular expression will automatically be granted membership in this group.

is_active

is_active (boolean) True if new group can be used for bugs,

False if this is a group that will only contain users and no bugs will be restricted to it.

icon_url

icon_url (boolean) A URL pointing to a small icon used to identify the group. This icon will show up next to users' names in various parts of Bugzilla if they are in this group.

Returns

The ID of the newly-created group.

Errors

800 - Empty Group Name

You must specify a value for the "name" field.

801 - Group Exists

There is already another group with the same "name".

802 - Group Missing Description

You must specify a value for the "description" field.

803 - Group Regexp Invalid

You specified an invalid regular expression in the "user_regexp" field.

update

 $id = BZ::Client::Group->update( $client, \%params );

This allows you to update a Group in Bugzilla.

History

As of Bugzilla 5.0. this is marked as unstable.

Parameters

Either "ids" or "names" is required to select the bugs you want to update.

All other values change or set something in the product.

ids

ids (array) Numeric ID's of the groups you wish to update.

names

names (array) Text names of the groups that you wish to update.

name

name (string) A new name for group.

description

description (string) A new description for groups. This is what will appear in the UI as the name of the groups.

user_regexp

user_regexp (string) A new regular expression for email. Will automatically grant membership to these groups to anyone with an email address that matches this perl regular expression.

is_active

is_active (boolean) Set if groups are active and eligible to be used for bugs. True if bugs can be restricted to this group, false otherwise.

icon_url

icon_url (string) A URL pointing to an icon that will appear next to the name of users who are in this group.

Returns

An array or arrayref of hashes containing the following:

id

id (int) The ID of the Group that was updated.

changes

The changes that were actually done on this Group. The keys are the names of the fields that were changed, and the values are a hash with two keys:

added

added (string) The values that were added to this field, possibly a comma-and-space-separated list if multiple values were added.

removed

removed (string) The values that were removed from this field, possibly a comma-and-space-separated list if multiple values were removed.

Note that booleans will be represented with the strings 1 and <0>.

Errors

800 - Empty Group Name

You must specify a value for the "name" field.

801 - Group Exists

There is already another group with the same "name".

802 - Group Missing Description

You must specify a value for the "description" field.

803 - Group Regexp Invalid

You specified an invalid regular expression in the "user_regexp" field.

get

Returns information about Bugzilla::Group.

History

This function was added in Bugzilla 5.0.

Parameters

If neither "ids" or "names" is passed, and you are in the creategroups or editusers group, then all groups will be retrieved.

Otherwise, only groups that you have bless privileges for will be returned.

ids

ids (array) Contain IDs of groups to update.

names

names (array) Contain names of groups to update.

membership

membership (boolean) Set to 1 then a list of members of the passed groups' names and IDs will be returned.

Returns

If the user is a member of the creategroups" group they will receive information about all groups or groups matching the criteria that they passed. You have to be in the creategroups group unless you're requesting membership information.

If the user is not a member of the Ccreategroups> group, but they are in the editusers group or have bless privileges to the groups they require membership information for, the is_active, is_bug_group and user_regexp values are not supplied.

The return value will be a hash containing group names as the keys, each group name will point to a hash that describes the group and has the following items:

id

id (int) The unique integer ID that Bugzilla uses to identify this group. Even if the name of the group changes, this ID will stay the same.

name

name (string) The name of the group.

description

description (string) The description of the group.

is_bug_group

is_bug_group (int) Whether this groups is to be used for bug reports or is only administrative specific.

user_regexp

user_regexp (string) A regular expression that allows users to be added to this group if their login matches.

is_active

is_active (int) Whether this group is currently active or not.

users

users (array) An array of hashes, each hash contains a user object for one of the members of this group, only returned if the user sets the membership parameter to 1, the user hash has the following items:

id

id (int) The ID of the user.

real_name

real_name (string) The actual name of the user.

email

emaiL (string) The email address of the user.

name

name (string) The login name of the user. Note that in some situations this is different than their email.

can_login

can_login (boolean) A boolean value to indicate if the user can login into bugzilla.

email_enabled

email_enabled (boolean) A boolean value to indicate if bug-related mail will be sent to the user or not.

disabled_text

disabled_text (string) A text field that holds the reason for disabling a user from logging into bugzilla, if empty then the user account is enabled otherwise it is disabled/closed.

Errors

51 - Invalid Object

A non existing group name was passed to the function, as a result no group object existed for that invalid name.

805 - Cannot view groups

Logged-in users are not authorized to edit bugzilla groups as they are not members of the creategroups group in bugzilla, or they are not authorized to access group member's information as they are not members of the "editusers" group or can bless the group.

INSTANCE METHODS ^

FIXME Not yet implemented

EXCEPTION HANDLING ^

See BZ::Client::Exception

SEE ALSO ^

BZ::Client, BZ::Client::API, Bugzilla API

AUTHORS ^

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

This software is copyright (c) 2017 by Dean Hamstad.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.

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