linking to git revisions in bugzilla

Michael Gmelin freebsd at
Mon Apr 12 10:12:58 UTC 2021

On Mon, 12 Apr 2021 15:00:58 +1000
Kubilay Kocak <koobs at> wrote:

> On 12/04/2021 9:02 am, Yuri Pankov wrote:
> > While filing a bug, I noticed that the help only mentions svn
> > revision numbers, and "Preview" tab had no output

The Preview tab isn't updating in general when filing a new bug. This
is due to a problem with bugzilla. I described this in more detail here:

I suggested a workaround in there as well, something like changing
'onclick="show_comment_preview()"' to

I don't know who has the access permissions and time to fix the problem
or at least implement a temporary workaround.


> when I tried
> > putting "base <short-git-hash>", so I'm wondering how do you link
> > to git revisions?  
> We'll (bugmeister) be adding parsing support for it (along with a few 
> other related auto-linking things)
> I'd encourage people to use "<repo> <short hash>" (repo =
> src|doc|ports) where short hash is at least 8 chars in the meantime.
> Once parsing is added all previous references will be linked.
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Michael Gmelin

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