Write a GNATS to SQL converter script
completed by: Alex Rucker
mentors: Eitan Adler, Wojciech A. Koszek
Description of a task
The target of this task is to research, whether conversion from GNATS to SQL database is possible.
Participant must mirror at least 2000 tasks from the GNATS database, create SQL tables based on the GNATS database bug format, and write a script, which will bring bug reports from ASCII to SQL database.
No specific technology is required for this task. Script can be written in any modern programming language. Perl is well known to be suitable for text processing, but using Perl for this task isn't a requirement.
Please read http://wiki.FreeBSD.org/GoogleCodeIn/GettingStarted before accepting this task, as it contains further details on what this task consists of, as well as providing useful information on how to obtain the page source and how to proceed with the task.
Additionally, students will need to obtain a copy of the GNATS database. The instructions for doing this can be found at http://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/cvsup.html , your mentors will be able to help you should you have issues downloading the database.