Release data

Release number: 2.1.12
Release date: 17th Dec 2008
Build number: 7469

Release announcement

We're proud to announce the release of Launchpad 2.1.12 and two
exciting new ways for other services to use data in Launchpad.

Create a Launchpad plugin for your bug tracker

Launchpad can already import the status of a bug report that's in
another tracker, such as Debian's BTS or Sourceforge.

Recently, we also announced two plugins -- for Bugzilla and 
Trac -- that enable two-way communication, starting off with 
sharing a bug's comment history between those trackers and 

Now anyone can create their own plugins to enable other bug 
trackers to communicate directly with Launchpad. We've published
our bug plugin API on the help wiki:

Graham has more in his blog post:

Launchpad modules for Drupal 5.x

Building on Launchpad's OpenID support, we've produced two Drupal
5.x modules that let you:

 * use Launchpad to authenticate your Drupal site's visitors
 * assign Drupal roles based on someone's Launchpad team 
We're working on support for Drupal 6.x right now. 

Read more in our blog post:

Full details of 2.1.12

If you filter Launchpad bug mail, look out for a new header:

It lists, alphabetically, everyone who has commented on the bug,
including the original poster, with each name separated by

To get the full details of the Launchpad 2.1.12 release, have a
look at its milestone page:

If you come across a bug, please report it here:

See you next year!

We'll be back in the new year with Launchpad 2.2.1 on the 28th

There are two new ways to get Launchpad news, via Twitter and


And don't forget the Launchpad News blog:


As always, you can join us in #launchpad on Freenode and at the 
new home of the launchpad-users mailing list:

LaunchpadReleases/2.1.12 (last edited 2008-12-18 18:14:48 by matthew.revell)