[Libreoffice-qa] LibreOffice Bugzilla (migration) Proposal

Robinson Tryon bishop.robinson at gmail.com
Sat Nov 9 10:40:41 PST 2013

On Sat, Nov 9, 2013 at 1:11 PM, Thomas Hackert <thackert at nexgo.de> wrote:
>> Ah, okay, now I see -- it appears that there are a million (*waves
>> hands dramatically*) .po files in that repository, and every one
>> of them has a link to FDO. Updating those should be possible with
>> a search-and-replace.
> ... and with a notification to all translators, that it changed in
> Pootle afterwards ... ;) Would it be needed to change the string in
> older versions of LO as well then?

So do those URLs show up in LibreOffice itself, or?  (I'm not quite
sure of how the content of the Translations repo is used...)

>> For example, I wonder if we could set up a temporary redirect soon
>> so that we could have the urls in, say, the Translations
>> repository point to bugs.libreoffice.org, and just redirect them
>> over to FDO. This would allow us to gradually migrate our urls to
>> the new home while keeping all of our services up and running.
> Hm. Maybe it would be possible with some kind of sed/awk magic
> and/or some kind of script to change it on the fly. Or maybe with
> some perl regexes or the like ... Do we have someone here, who could
> tell us, if this would be possible? /me cannot do it, sorry ... :(

We should be able to use the Apache mod_rewrite module* to rewrite all
requests to

to go to

I'll try to remember to bug cloph about this :-)


* https://httpd.apache.org/docs/current/mod/mod_rewrite.html

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