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Opened 16 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#533 new enhancement

Support for custom reports

Reported by: bsoudan Owned by:
Priority: low Milestone: next-major-releases
Component: report system Version: none
Severity: major Keywords:
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Description (last modified by Christopher Lenz)

Provide a method to support reports generated by Python code rather than just SQL. This would allow developers to write custom reports that pull data from other sources (e.g. the Subversion repository, site-specific databases, etc.) but still take advantage of the reporting framework. (e.g. sorting by clicking on column header, color coding, etc.)

Ideas as far as integrating this feature into Trac:

1) Re-rename 'View Tickets' back to 'Reports'? :)

2) Add a new module specifically for custom reports.

3) Only provide interface, coders should use framework to code new modules (e.g. each custom report would be its own module). This may work —

4) Aren't the Timeline and Searching features just custom reports?

5) Provide reports/ directory in trac environment for custom reports, scan this directory to provide listing.

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comment:1 by daniel, 16 years ago

Milestone: 2.0

Certainly a blue-sky idea, albeit a good one. :)

comment:2 by Christopher Lenz, 15 years ago

Description: modified (diff)
Severity: normalenhancement

I think you'd just write a plugin when we have TracPluggableModules.

comment:3 by anonymous, 11 years ago

isnt this sort of the same as ticket 150?

comment:4 by Christian Boos, 10 years ago

Milestone: 2.0unscheduled

Milestone 2.0 deleted

comment:5 by Christian Boos, 9 years ago

Milestone: triagingnext-major-0.1X
Priority: normallow
Severity: normalmajor

The report module could indeed benefit from some restructuring:

  • real Report model
  • pluggable interface for report providers (we already have 2 types currently, SQL and TicketQuery language)

comment:6 by Ryan J Ollos, 5 years ago

Owner: daniel removed

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