Patchwatcher online

Dan Kegel dank at
Tue Aug 12 15:50:34 CDT 2008

On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 1:39 PM, Adam Petaccia <adam at> wrote:
> What about checking for a string in the email like "patchwatchignore";
> if for some reason the patch is known to cause a failure the e-mail
> might read like:
>        patchwatchignore
>        This depends on Harald's patch from yesterday...
>        [patch]

If patchwatcher becomes a gatekeeper, we will add a bypass like that.

> This also might be useful for patches which update comments or README
> files, etc.

It's a lot easier to let the hardware run the tests, and as long as
the hardware is fast enough to not get backlogged, the payoff
for using the bypass for doc-only changes is small.

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