Brian Caswell > WWW-Bugzilla-1.5 > WWW::Bugzilla::Search

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NAME ^

WWW::Bugzilla::Search - Handles searching bugzilla bugs via WWW::Mechanize.

SYNOPSIS ^

    use WWW::Bugzilla::Search;

    # Login
    my $search = WWW::Bugzilla::Search->new(
        server => 'bugs.example.com',
        email => 'user@example.com',
        password => 'my_passwd',
    );

    $search->summary('This is my summary');
    my @bugs = $search->search();

DESCRIPTION ^

WWW::Bugzilla::Search provides an API to search for bugs in a Bugzilla database. Any resulting bugs will be returned as instances of WWW::Bugzilla bugs.

INTERFACE ^

Multiple choice search criteria

The following fields are multiple choice fields:

classification, component, op_sys, priority, product, resolution, bug_severity, bug_status, target_milestone, version, hardware, rep_platform

Available options can be retrieved via:

    $search->field();

To choose a given value, use:

    $search->field('value');

Text search criteria

The following fields are avaiilable for text searching:

assigned_to, reporter, summary

To searc using a given field, use:

    $search->field('value');

Methods

search()

Searches Bugzilla with the defined criteria. Returns a list of bugs that match the criteria. Each bug is a seperate instance of WWW::Bugzilla

reset()

Resets all search criteria.

BUGS, IMPROVEMENTS ^

There may well be bugs in this module. Using it as I have, I just have not run into any. In addition, this module does not support ALL of Bugzilla's features. I will consider any patches or improvements, just send me an email at the address listed below.

AUTHOR ^

Written by: Brian Caswell (bmc@shmoo.com)

Portions taken from WWW::Bugzilla, originally written by: Matthew C. Vella (the_mcv@yahoo.com)

LICENSE ^

  WWW::Bugzilla::Search - Module providing API to search Bugzilla bugs.
  Copyright (C) 2006 Brian Caswell (bmc@shmoo.com)

  Portions Copyright (C) 2003 Matthew C. Vella (the_mcv@yahoo.com)
                                                                    
  This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
  under the terms of either:
                                                                      
  a) the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software
  Foundation; either version 1, or (at your option) any later version,                                                                      
  or
                                                                      
  b) the "Artistic License" which comes with this module.
                                                                      
  This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
  but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
  MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See either
  the GNU General Public License or the Artistic License for more details.
                                                                      
  You should have received a copy of the Artistic License with this
  module, in the file ARTISTIC.  If not, I'll be glad to provide one.
                                                                      
  You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
  along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
  Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307
  USA
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