Patchwatcher status: regenerates configure, notifies authors on failure, filtered patches mailing list
ken at codeweavers.com
Mon Aug 25 13:11:34 CDT 2008
On Aug 25, 2008, at 1:08 PM, Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> "Dan Kegel" <dank at kegel.com> writes:
>> On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 8:47 AM, Alexandre Julliard
>> <julliard at winehq.org> wrote:
>>> patchwatcher should watch for replies on wine-devel, and
>>> link the reply to the patch
>> Yes. The other similar patchwatching systems I found do this,
>> and ours should, too.
>>> and mark the patch as needing further action on the submitter's
>> Even if the message says "Great job!"?
> Sure, that's not the usual case. In most cases when a patch gets a
> it's because it will need changes. There could of course be a way
> for a
> submitter to mark the patch as still valid, but the first action
> be to take the patch off the list of committable patches.
Perhaps replies meant to approve of a patch could include a special
textual directive to indicate that patchwatcher shouldn't block the
patch. Something like:
Such a directive would only be recognized if it's alone on a line.
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