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Re: [libvirt] patch review tool for libvirt patches?

On 04/07/2011 09:24 AM, Laine Stump wrote:
> I'm sending this message 1) to see if others are feeling the pressure of
> the extra traffic too (or is my brain just processing more slowly :-/),

No, you're not alone - I feel that my inbox is growing faster than I can
respond, and I have in the past committed the wrong version of a patch
when I missed that a followup was posted later.

> Ideally, a person wanting to use this system should be able to setup
> their email to filter all libvir-list traffic containing "PATCH" in the
> subject line, then create an account on the patch review system and
> handle all patch review via the tool's interface

Agreed - the tool must be able to interact well with the mailing list,
with the list as the primary archive of all patch action.  I don't know
if periodic summary mails of all pending patch series helps or just adds
to the list traffic, but I've seen it work for other lists to have the
periodic reminders of all pending patch series work out well as a way to
see what still needs reviewing.

Unfortunately, I don't have enough experience with any of the tools that
you listed to recommend (or reject) any of them, but I'm willing to give
a new tool a shot if it can help my productivity.

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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