[opensource-dev] VD Build Page Hacking

Christian Goetze cg at miaow.com
Mon Nov 21 16:55:25 PST 2011


Nice, but it will fail for changesets referring to 3p repos and build
script changes, but I suppose that's still better than nothing. It
would be nice if the query to retrieve the expected info could be
restored server side, but...
--
cg

On Sun, Nov 13, 2011 at 12:46 AM, Ricky <kf6kjg at gmail.com> wrote:
> I finally got so annoyed with the build page that I decided to do some
> hacking on it.  Turns out that the reason why it isn't displaying
> changesets or JIRA entries is because the JSON format was changed
> without correcting the Javascript.  What's more, the JSON information
> doesn't have the needed data anymore.
>
> So.  I dug and I hacked, and I hacked and I dug, and voila, I'd mashed
> up a facsimile of what I think it did in the past.  And yes, I used
> the phrase "mashed up" on purpose: the page I built taps into
> BitBucket's REST API to get the missing data.  It's not all that
> pretty to go that route, but it works.
>
> Here's a demonstration: http://rwcproductions.com/~ricky/snowstorm/
> And here's the patch:
> http://rwcproductions.com/~ricky/snowstorm/index.js.patch.txt
>
> Yes, there are some whitespace changes, and render_description() could
> be cleaned up further, but I tried to not affect more than the areas
> needed to make it "workable."
>
> Suggestions, thoughts, etc. welcome.
>
> Ricky
> Cron Stardust
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