Required Field Validation in Trac

Notice: This plugin is deprecated. Please use the TicketValidatorPlugin.


With these few simple changes, you can designate ticket fields (including custom ticket fields) as required in the trac.ini file.

Bugs/Feature Requests

Existing bugs and feature requests for BasicFieldValidationPatch are here.

If you have any issues, create a new ticket.


Download the source, unzip to a temporary location, and copy the,, and files into yourpythoninstallation/lib/site-packages/trac/ticket

Note that these changes were made to the 0_9_5 source. If you've got a different version and want to see what the specific changes are in order to make them by hand, check out revision [857]. (Note: I've successfully applied the patch in [857] to the 0_10_4 source, it was very straightforward - anonymous.)


Download the zipped source from here.


You can check out BasicFieldValidationPatch from here using Subversion, or browse the source with Trac.


Once you've patched the three python files you can use this patch by adding fieldname.required = true to the trac.ini file:

milestone.required = true

Recent Changes

857 by sambloomquist on 2006-06-13 20:14:18

fixes #438

856 by sambloomquist on 2006-06-13 20:13:07

refs #438

855 by sambloomquist on 2006-06-13 19:53:57
New hack BasicFieldValidationPatch, created by sambloomquist


Author: sambloomquist
Maintainer: none (deprecated)

Last modified 7 months ago Last modified on Jan 27, 2016, 7:10:41 AM