Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I am attempting to setup BugZilla to receive but reports from another system using the XML-RPC interface.

BugZilla works fine on its own with its own interface.

When I attempt to test the XML-RPC functionality by accessing "xmlrpc.cgi" in my browser I get the error:

The XML-RPC Interface feature is not available in this Bugzilla
 at C:\BugZilla\xmlrpc.cgi line 27
    main::BEGIN(...) called at C:\BugZilla\xmlrpc.cgi line 29
    eval {...} called at C:\BugZilla\xmlrpc.cgi line 29

Following this I install test-taint package from the default perl repository, this installs version 1.04. Re-running "xmlrpc.cgi" gives me an IIS error:

502 - Web server received an invalid response while acting as a gateway or proxy server.
There is a problem with the page you are looking for, and it cannot be displayed. When the Web server (while acting as a gateway or proxy) contacted the upstream content server, it received an invalid response from the content server.

So I run the checksetup.pl which inform me that:

Use of uninitialized value in open at C:/Perl/site/lib/Test/Taint.pm line 334, <DATA> line 558.

Installing Test-Taint from CPAN is the same. I assume XML-RPC is relent on Test-Taint, but Test-Taint doesn't seem to run correctly.

If I ignore this error and attempt to invoke "bz_webservice_demo.pl" to add an entry the script times out.

How can I get the XML-RPC / Test-Taint function working ?

Current Setup: IIS7.5 on Windows Server 2008 Bugzilla 4.2.2 Perl 5.14.2

C:\BugZilla>perl checksetup.pl
Set up gcc environment - 3.4.5 (mingw-vista special r3)
* This is Bugzilla 4.2.2 on perl 5.14.2
* Running on Win2008 Build 6002 (Service Pack 2)

Checking perl modules...
Checking for               CGI.pm (v3.51)     ok: found v3.59
Checking for           Digest-SHA (any)       ok: found v5.62
Checking for             TimeDate (v2.21)     ok: found v2.24
Checking for             DateTime (v0.28)     ok: found v0.76
Checking for    DateTime-TimeZone (v0.79)     ok: found v1.48
Checking for                  DBI (v1.614)    ok: found v1.622
Checking for     Template-Toolkit (v2.22)     ok: found v2.24
Checking for           Email-Send (v2.16)     ok: found v2.198
Checking for           Email-MIME (v1.904)    ok: found v1.911
Checking for                  URI (v1.37)     ok: found v1.59
Checking for       List-MoreUtils (v0.22)     ok: found v0.33
Checking for    Math-Random-ISAAC (v1.0.1)    ok: found v1.004
Checking for                Win32 (v0.35)     ok: found v0.44
Checking for            Win32-API (v0.55)     ok: found v0.64

Checking available perl DBD modules...
Checking for               DBD-Pg (v1.45)     ok: found v2.18.1
Checking for            DBD-mysql (v4.001)    ok: found v4.021
Checking for           DBD-SQLite (v1.29)     ok: found v1.33
Checking for           DBD-Oracle (v1.19)     ok: found v1.30

The following Perl modules are optional:
Checking for                   GD (v1.20)     ok: found v2.46
Checking for                Chart (v2.1)      ok: found v2.4.5
Checking for          Template-GD (any)       ok: found v1.56
Checking for           GDTextUtil (any)       ok: found v0.86
Checking for              GDGraph (any)       ok: found v1.44
Checking for           MIME-tools (v5.406)    ok: found v5.503
Checking for          libwww-perl (any)       ok: found v6.02
Checking for             XML-Twig (any)       ok: found v3.41
Checking for          PatchReader (v0.9.6)    ok: found v0.9.6
Checking for            perl-ldap (any)       ok: found v0.44
Checking for          Authen-SASL (any)       ok: found v2.15
Checking for           RadiusPerl (any)       ok: found v0.20
Checking for            SOAP-Lite (v0.712)    ok: found v0.715
Checking for             JSON-RPC (any)       ok: found v0.96
Checking for              JSON-XS (v2.0)      ok: found v2.32
Use of uninitialized value in open at C:/Perl/site/lib/Test/Taint.pm line 334, <DATA> line 558.
Checking for           Test-Taint (any)       ok: found v1.04
Checking for          HTML-Parser (v3.67)     ok: found v3.68
Checking for        HTML-Scrubber (any)       ok: found v0.09
Checking for               Encode (v2.21)     ok: found v2.44
Checking for        Encode-Detect (any)       not found
Checking for Email-MIME-Attachment-Stripper (any)       ok: found v1.316
Checking for          Email-Reply (any)       ok: found v1.202
Checking for          TheSchwartz (any)       not found
Checking for       Daemon-Generic (any)       not found
Checking for             mod_perl (v1.999022) not found
Checking for     Apache-SizeLimit (v0.96)     not found
***********************************************************************
* OPTIONAL MODULES                                                    *
***********************************************************************
* Certain Perl modules are not required by Bugzilla, but by           *
* installing the latest version you gain access to additional         *
* features.                                                           *
*                                                                     *
* The optional modules you do not have installed are listed below,    *
* with the name of the feature they enable. Below that table are the  *
* commands to install each module.                                    *
***********************************************************************
*      MODULE NAME * ENABLES FEATURE(S)                               *
***********************************************************************
*    Encode-Detect * Automatic charset detection for text attachments *
*      TheSchwartz * Mail Queueing                                    *
*   Daemon-Generic * Mail Queueing                                    *
*         mod_perl * mod_perl                                         *
* Apache-SizeLimit * mod_perl                                         *
***********************************************************************
COMMANDS TO INSTALL OPTIONAL MODULES:

  Encode-Detect: ppm install Encode-Detect
    TheSchwartz: ppm install TheSchwartz
 Daemon-Generic: ppm install Daemon-Generic
       mod_perl: ppm install mod_perl
Apache-SizeLimit: ppm install Apache-SizeLimit

Reading ./localconfig...

OPTIONAL NOTE: If you want to be able to use the 'difference between two
patches' feature of Bugzilla (which requires the PatchReader Perl module
as well), you should install patchutils from:

    http://cyberelk.net/tim/patchutils/

Checking for            DBD-mysql (v4.001)    ok: found v4.021
Checking for                MySQL (v5.0.15)   ok: found v5.5.27

WARNING: You need to set the max_allowed_packet parameter in your MySQL
configuration to at least 3276750. Currently it is set to 3275776.
You can set this parameter in the [mysqld] section of your MySQL
configuration file.

Removing existing compiled templates...
Precompiling templates...done.
checksetup.pl complete.
share|improve this question
    
Any specific reason for using XML-RPC with bugzilla instead of REST API? -- wiki.mozilla.org/… –  Chida Aug 17 '12 at 13:35
    
Unfortunately it's what the 3rd party app uses which we're doing the integrating with. –  Damo Aug 17 '12 at 14:09

1 Answer 1

up vote 0 down vote accepted

turns out this is a known bug.

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=708252

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.