about patchwork

simo idra at samba.org
Fri Nov 23 15:25:38 MST 2012

On Thu, 2012-11-22 at 21:59 -0800, Matthieu Patou wrote:
> On 11/22/2012 06:02 PM, simo wrote:
> > On Thu, 2012-11-22 at 12:22 -0800, Matthieu Patou wrote:
> >> Hi Simo,
> >>
> >> I'm wondering if there is a way to make patchwork a bit smater, for the
> >> moment it catch pretty any emails with a patch not only those for
> >> reviews also I would expect it to somehow group in one "thread" multiple
> >> versions of the same patch (that is to say a patch that is discussed
> >> several time in the same thread).
> >>
> >> Do you have any clue if this is  achievable goals ?
> > Yeah, I have some plans to contribute code upstream to do that, but have
> > been rather busy lately.
> > As for catching any patch, well that's patchwork work, not sure it can
> > read the mind of the sender to understand if the patch is for review or
> > not :)
> Well I might have misunderstood but it seems that having [PATCH] in the 
> subject is the sign for a review request.
> If not we could use this information to filter patches for reviews and 
> others.

When sending a patch, you can mark them setting a header, but that is
not very friendly unless you are using a MUA like mutt that makes adding
headers simple.

I think the easiest way is to just go in the patchwork interface and
mark patches one does not care about as not applicable, and archived.


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at samba.org>
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. <simo at redhat.com>

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