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Tuesday March 04, 2008
01:17 PM

We've released the code used to run

[ #35833 ]

As part of a recent project to modernize and improve, we took the time to clean up and better abstract the various plugins we use on the backend. We've also (finally) moved all the RT extensions that make up the UI to a public SVN repository.

You can get at the code via svn://

We use the following extensions.

For authentication:
* RT-Authen-PAUSE
* RT-Authen-Bitcard
* RT-Authen-OpenID

CPAN specific UI and public bug tracking:
* RT-BugTracker
* RT-BugTracker-Public
* RT-Extension-rt_cpan_org

* RT-Extension-MergeUsers
* RT-Extension-QuickDelete

We also have a set of tools which import info from the PAUSE and
other sources into RT's Database, but we still need to clean those up a bit (removing hardcoded passwords, little things like that) before we can publish them.

If you've been hankering for a new feature in, now's the time to start sending patches. After 3 good patches, we'll grant you a commit bit to the extensions. You can start sending your patches to the address listed on the front page of


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  • On top of this, would it be possible to get, say, a VM copy of the setup with database etc as well, so that we can run test bug fixes (like the annoying "NoAuth -> Login takes you back to NoAuth ticket" bug...)
    • The actual database has an awful lot of personal information I'm not comfortable publishing.
      But this is the tool we use to do a live install of rt.cpan:

      diesel:~# svn cat svn+ssh://
      root@s's password:
      #!/usr/bin/env perl

      my $root = $ENV{'RTHOME'} = "/opt/rt/";
      use Cwd qw/getcwd abs_path/;

      my @CO = qw{