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This is a plugin used to display the pending requests of different users registered in the Review Board. All pending review requests from a particular user will be displayed. The details include the summary, last time updated and the group to which it belongs.It also includes the url to the pending request, by which the user can navigate easily. All pending requests to a particular users will also be displayed in a similar fashion.


Anywhere in a topic
Parameter Description Default
name User name registered in Review Board All users
host The base url in which the review board has been installed none
order If set to "from", pending review requests from a particular user will be described
If set to "to" , pending review requests to a particular user will be displayed


Here is the screen shot of the working of the plugin: The pending review requests from and to a user 'SrikanthR' are displayed in the following fashion :
If properly installed, you will see all the pending review requests in the review board. %GET_PENDING{host=""}%

Plugin Settings

  • One line description, is shown in the TextFormattingRules topic:
    • Set SHORTDESCRIPTION = To retrieve the pending review requests for the registered users in Review Board
  • Debug plugin: (See output in data/debug.txt)
    • Set DEBUG = 0

Plugin Installation Instructions

Note: You do not need to install anything on the browser to use this plugin. The following instructions are for the administrator who installs the plugin on the TWiki server.

  • Download the ZIP file from the Plugin Home (see below)
  • Unzip ReviewBoardPlugin.zip in your twiki installation directory. Content:
File: Description:
data/TWiki/ReviewBoardPlugin.txt Plugin topic
data/TWiki/ReviewBoardPlugin.txt,v Plugin topic repository
lib/TWiki/Plugins/ReviewBoardPlugin.pm Plugin Perl module
pub/ReviewBoardPlugin/PendingReviewRequest.png Screenshot
  • Configure the Plugin:
    • TWiki 4.0 and up: Run the configure script to enable the Plugin
    • Change the Plugin settings as needed

Plugin Info

Plugin Author: TWiki:Main.SrikanthRevanuru
Copyright: 2007, TWiki:Main.SrikanthRevanuru
License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
Plugin Version: 28 Jul 2008 (V1.000)
Change History:
28 Jul 2008: Initial version
TWiki Dependency: $TWiki::Plugins::VERSION 1.1
CPAN Dependencies: LWP::UserAgent - libwww-perl-5.81
Other Dependencies: none
Perl Version: 5.005
Plugin Home: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/ReviewBoardPlugin
Feedback: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/ReviewBoardPluginDev
Appraisal: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/ReviewBoardPluginAppraisal

Related Topics: TWikiPlugins, DeveloperDocumentationCategory, AdminDocumentationCategory, TWikiPreferences

-- TWiki:Main.SrikanthRevanuru - 28 Jul 2008

Topic attachments
I Attachment History Action Size Date Who Comment
PNGpng PendingReviewRequest.png r1 manage 39.9 K 2008-07-28 - 09:59 SrikanthRevanuru  
Compressed Zip archivezip ReviewBoardPlugin.zip r3 r2 r1 manage 53.1 K 2008-07-28 - 11:19 SrikanthRevanuru  
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